Big surprise at the Australian Open. Serena Williams will not win her sixth trophy on the hard court of Melbourne. The American, unbeaten since 19 August 2013 – ed , Cincinnati final against Victoria Azarenka -, was beaten this morning by Ana Ivanovic in three sets.
First player to reach the threshold of 61 wins Australian Grand Slam, the ITF world champion in 2013 wins the first set 6/4 by taking the service of the 14th player in the WTA rankings. Like the previous set, Ana Ivanovic made the break in the third game of Serena, but unlike the first set she confirms the break.
The winner of 17 Grand Slam, who had not loss any set in the tournament so far, loses that set on a new break 3/6. Back with 1 set everywhere, the former World No. 1, takes the first service of Serena Williams, sufficient to end the series of 25 games without defeat to the youngest of the Williams sisters who bows after 1 h 52 min, 4/6 , 6/3 , 6/3 .
This is the first victory of Ana Ivanovic over Serena Williams who packs her racket before the quarterfinals.