NEW YORK (CBS4/AP) – South Florida’s Serena Williams hit 11 aces Saturday night at the U.S. Open in a 6-2, 6-4 victory over top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki that left Williams one win away from her 14th Grand Slam title.
This was Williams’ first appearance in the U.S. Open semifinals since 2009, when a foot-fault call led to a tirade against the referee that cost her match point against Kim Clijsters.READ MORE: South Florida’s international airports expecting major increase in Memorial Day weekend travel
Williams never came close to being pushed in this one.READ MORE: 2 dead, 2 hospitalized in US 27 crash involving 18-wheeler
She finished with 34 winners and early in the second set, she led Wozniacki 20-0 in that category.MORE NEWS: South Florida homeowners hoping newly-passed legislation will provide some relief from skyrocketing insurance rates
Williams will try for her fourth U.S. Open title Sunday against No. 9 Samantha Stosur, who beat Angelique Kerber 6-3, 2-6, 6-2.