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U.S. Open semifinal: Serena Williams vs. Anastasija Sevastova

Serena Williams defeated Anastasija Sevastova (6-3, 6-0) in the U.S. Open semifinals on Thursday at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Serena Williams serves to Anastasija Sevastova during the
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Serena Williams serves to Anastasija Sevastova during the semifinal round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

Serena Williams returns to Anastasija Sevastova during the
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Serena Williams returns to Anastasija Sevastova during the semifinal round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

Anastasija Sevastova returns to Serena Williams during the
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Anastasija Sevastova returns to Serena Williams during the semifinal round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

Serena Williams returns to Anastasija Sevastova during the
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Serena Williams returns to Anastasija Sevastova during the semifinal round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

Serena Williams looks on before her match against
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Serena Williams looks on before her match against Anastasija Sevastova during the semifinal round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

Serena Williams reacts after she wins a game
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Serena Williams reacts after she wins a game against Anastasija Sevastova during the semifinal round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

Serena Williams looks for a serve from Anastasija
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Serena Williams looks for a serve from Anastasija Sevastova during the semifinal round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

Serena Williams returns to Anastasija Sevastova during the
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Serena Williams returns to Anastasija Sevastova during the semifinal round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

Serena Williams looks for a serve from Anastasija
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Serena Williams looks for a serve from Anastasija Sevastova during the semifinal round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

Serena Williams returns to Anastasija Sevastova during the
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Serena Williams returns to Anastasija Sevastova during the semifinal round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

Serena Williams waves to the crowd after winning
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Serena Williams waves to the crowd after winning her match against Anastasija Sevastova during the semifinal round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

Serena Williams looks to return an overhead shot
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Serena Williams looks to return an overhead shot to Anastasija Sevastova during the semifinal round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

Serena Williams looks to return to Anastasija Sevastova
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Serena Williams looks to return to Anastasija Sevastova during the semifinal round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

Serena Williams reacts after winning her match against
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Serena Williams reacts after winning her match against Anastasija Sevastova during the semifinal round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

Serena Williams of the US (R) and Anastasija
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Serena Williams of the US (R) and Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia (L) pose with an unidentified child before the start of their semfinal match on the eleventh day of the US Open Tennis Championships the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York, USA, 06 September 2018. The US Open runs from 27 August through 09 September.

Serena Williams of the US hits a return
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Serena Williams of the US hits a return to Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia during their semifinal match on the eleventh day of the US Open Tennis Championships the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York, USA, 06 September 2018. The US Open runs from 27 August through 09 September.

Serena Williams of the United States reacts during
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Serena Williams of the United States reacts during her women's singles semi-final match against Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia on Day Eleven of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 6, 2018.

Serena Williams of the US hits a return
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Serena Williams of the US hits a return to Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia during their 2018 US Open women's singles semi-finals match on September 6, 2018 in New York.

Anastasija Sevastova, of Latvia, serves to Serena Williams
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Anastasija Sevastova, of Latvia, serves to Serena Williams during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in New York.

Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia reacts during her women's
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Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia reacts during her women's singles semi-final match against Serena Williams of the United States on Day Eleven of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 6, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

Serena Williams of the United States warms-up prior
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Serena Williams of the United States warms-up prior to her during her women's singles semi-final match against Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia on Day Eleven of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 6, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

Serena Williams of the US hits a return
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Serena Williams of the US hits a return to Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia during their semifinal match on the eleventh day of the US Open Tennis Championships the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York, USA, 06 September 2018. The US Open runs from 27 August through 09 September.

Serena Williams of the United States returns the
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Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball during her women's singles semi-final match against Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia on Day Eleven of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 6, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

A view of the trainers of Serena Williams
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A view of the trainers of Serena Williams of the United States as she warms-up prior to her women's singles semi-final match against Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia on Day Eleven of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 6, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

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