The Australian Open is not the world's richest tennis tournament but it rewards its losers like no other.
World No.1 Serena Williams dominated Sweden's Johanna Larsson 6-2, 6-1 in the US Open third round match to surpass Martina Navratilova for most Grand Slam wins by a woman with 307 victories
Serena Williams takes on Sweden's Johanna Larsson in search of a place in the US Open round of 16, and a 307th Grand Slam match win would lift her past Martina Navratilova for the most in the Open Era
Serena showed little mercy as she swept to a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Johanna Larsson to take the 53rd WTA title of her career.
Second-seeded Francesca Schiavone of Italy easily defeated Johanna Larsson of Sweden 6-0, 6-3 to reach the Strasbourg International semifinals on Thursday, but three-time champion Anabel Medina Garrigues lost.