Serena Williams said she needed to punch a divider after her 'amateurish' rout in the third round of the Australian Open

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Serena Williams said she needed to punch a divider after her 'amateurish' rout in the third round of the Australian Open

Serena Williams said she needed to punch a divider after her 'amateurish' rout in the third round of the Australian Open 





Serena Williams says she needed to punch a divider after her exit from the Australian Open on Friday. 

The American was beaten in three sets by Wang Qiang, who cutting-edge to the competition's fourth round without precedent for her vocation. 

"I simply need to imagine as I would prefer not to punch the divider, yet in actuality I do," Williams told columnists. 

Qiang takes on Tunisian Ons Jabeur for a spot in the quarter-finals on Sunday. 

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Serena Williams says she needed to punch a divider after her "amateurish" exit from the Australian Open on Friday. 

The American was beaten 6-4, 6-7, (2-7), 7-5 by Wang Qiang, finishing her journey for a record-rising to 24th Grand Slam title. 

She as of now has 23, while Margaret Court is one ahead. 

Qiang took the principal set serenely at the Rod Laver Arena, and could have had the match enveloped with straight sets had it not been for an enlivened turnaround by Williams at coordinate point down in the second. 

Be that as it may, Qiang wasn't to be denied an essential triumph, breaking Williams' serve in the last round of the last set to verify herself a spot in the fourth round without precedent for her profession. 

Inquired as to whether destruction stings like it used to, Williams told columnists: "I'm a superior entertainer as I generally state, presently. I'm no more joyful than I was 10 years back. 

"In any case, I simply need to imagine as I would prefer not to punch the divider, yet actually I do." 

Depicting the exhibition, she included: "She served well, you know. I didn't return like Serena. Truly, on the off chance that we were only fair with ourselves, it's everything on my shoulders. I lost that match. What will be will be. 

"It's not about the competition, it's much the same as I can't play that way. Like actually I can't do that once more. It's amateurish and it's not cool." 

Qiang takes on Ons Jabeur for a spot in the quarterfinals on Sunday. 

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