Serena into US Open quarter-finals with record 308th Slam win

NEW YORK, Sept 6 (APP/AFP) – Serena Williams stormed past Yaroslava Shvedova 6-2, 6-3 on Monday, her 308th Grand Slam match win taking her past Roger Federer for most in major tournament history and into the quarter-finals of the US Open.

World number one Williams was never seriously challenged by the 52nd-ranked Kazakh as she stayed on track for a record-breaking seventh US Open crown and 23rd Grand Slam title.

Williams will face Romanian fifth seed Simona Halep for a place in the semi-finals.