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Serena Williams Advances Into US Open Quarterfinal

Serena To Meet Ivanovic In Quarterfinal
Serena Williams returns a shot during the US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Serena Williams returns a shot during the US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Three-time US Open champion Serena Williams won by a 6-0, 6-0 score for the first time in 62 career victories at Flushing Meadows.

Williams routed 82nd-ranked Andrea Hlavackova in 57 minutes Monday in the fourth round. The 14-time Grand Slam champion had 31 winners and just seven unforced errors.

Hlavackova, a 2011 French Open doubles champion, had never been past the second round in singles at a major tournament before this year.

Williams next faces 12th-seeded Ana Ivanovic.  Earlier today, Ivanovic defeated Tsvetana Pironkova.

Who has the edge?  Serena or Ivanovic?  Sound off below…
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