Serena Williams advances to the US Open 2007 quarterfinals

Former champion Serena Williams beat Wimbledon finalist Marion Bartoli of France 6-3 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the US Open on Sunday.

The eighth-seeded American lost her serve early in the match, but quickly recovered to defeat her opponent in 76 minutes, and set up a possible clash with world number one Justine Henin.

I was hoping that tenth-seeded Bartoli will at least take Williams to three sets, but I may see that some other time…

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