Serena Williams won a record seventh Key Biscayne title Saturday when she overcame a slow start and a set point to beat Li Na 7-5, 6-1 at the Sony Open.
At this point, if Maria Sharapova is matched up with Serena Williams at a tournament, bet on Serena. Williams beat Sharapova for the 15th consecutive time Thursday, rallying in both sets to win in straight sets 6-4, 6-3 in the Sony Open semifinals.
Li Na became the first Chinese woman to reach the Key Biscayne semifinals when she beat Caroline Wozniacki 7-5, 7-5 Wednesday at the Sony Open.
Li Na overcame three set points Sunday to rally past American Madison Keys 7-6 (3), 6-3 and reach the fourth round at the Sony Open.
Roger Federer earned the only break of the match in the opening game, lost just three points on his serve and beat Ivo Karlovic 6-4, 7-6 (4) Friday at the Sony Open.
No. 2-seeded Li Na reached the third round of the Sony Open when Alisa Kleybanova withdrew Friday because of a viral illness.
Trailing in the first set of her first match at the Sony Open, Serena Williams grunted with every shot and screamed with every point she won.
Two Hallandale Beach women have been arrested on multiple charges including prostitution and deriving support from the proceeds of prostitution for their alleged actions at a Hallandale Beach massage parlor.
Serena Williams’ match was more than an hour old Monday before she began providing a soundtrack for her comeback.