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Ajla Tomljanovic, who beat Serena, wins again at U.S. Open

2022 US Open - Day 7

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 04: Ajla Tomljanovic of Australia hits a shot against Liudmila Samsonova of Russia in her fourth round match on Day 7 of the US Open Tennis Championships at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 04, 2022 in New York City (Photo by Robert Prange/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK - The woman who ended Serena Williams’ stay at the U.S. Open has won again to reach the quarterfinals in New York for the first time in nine appearances.

Ajla Tomljanovic beat Liudmila Samsonova 7-6 (8), 6-1 at Louis Armstrong Stadium in a matchup between unseeded players.

Tomljanovic is a 29-year-old Australian who is now into her third Grand Slam quarterfinal after making it that far at Wimbledon the past two years.

This win comes two nights after Tomljanovic defeated Williams in three sets in what is expected to be the last match of the 23-time Grand Slam champion’s career.