Serena Williams has qualified for the eighth finals of the Miami Masters 1000.
The World No. 1 defeated in the third round the Japanese, Ayumi Morita (50th worldwide) into two identical sets 6/3, 6/3, after being down 3 games to 0 at the input.
To access the quarterfinals, she must get rid of the Slovak, Dominika Cibulkova.
Five-time winner of this tournament in Miami, Serena has done as her goal to be the sole holder of the record of the tournament.
For now, she shares with the former No. 1 of WTA, the German, Steffi Graf.