Serena Williams congratulates Naomi Osaka after their semi-final at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photo: AFP Serena Williams congratulates Naomi Osaka after their semi-final at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photo: AFP
Serena Williams congratulates Naomi Osaka after their semi-final at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photo: AFP

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka ends Serena Williams’ record grand slam bid in semi-final wipeout

  • Japanese world number three brushes aside 39-year-old Williams in straight sets as thousands allowed into stadium
  • ‘It’s always an honour to play her and I didn’t want to go out (of the tournament) really bad,’ said Osaka, who will face Jennifer Brady in the final

Topic |   Australian Open 2021
Serena Williams congratulates Naomi Osaka after their semi-final at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photo: AFP Serena Williams congratulates Naomi Osaka after their semi-final at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photo: AFP
Serena Williams congratulates Naomi Osaka after their semi-final at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photo: AFP
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