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Serena Williams knocked out of Australian Open by Wang Qiang in third round

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24 Jan From the section Tennis Serena Williams made 56 unforced errors in the match2020 Australian OpenVenue: Melbourne Park Dates: 20 January to 2 FebruaryCoverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and online; Live text on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app.Seven-time champion Serena Williams has been knocked out of…

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Serena Williams

Serena Williams made 56 unforced errors in the match
2020 Australian Open
Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 20 January to 2 February
Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and online; Live text on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app.

Seven-time champion Serena Williams has been knocked out of the Australian Open, losing 6-4 6-7 (2-7) 7-5 to China’s Wang Qiang in the third round.

The defeat means the 38-year-old American’s quest for a 24th Grand Slam singles title goes on.

Wang served for the match at 5-4 in the second set but Williams broke her for the first time and then won a tie-break to level at one set all.

The 27th seed recovered and sealed victory on her third match point.

More to follow.

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