Roland-Garros: Serena Williams eliminated in the round of 16

the essentials The American fell in two sets against the Kazakhs Elena Rybakina. Again, she fails to hit the record for Grand Slam titles.

Serena Williams, former number 1 in the world today 8th, was in the round of 16 in Roland Garros by Kazakh Elena Rybakina (22nd) in straight sets (6-3, 7-5) in a little more than 1:15 on Sunday , eliminated June 6th.

As she nears her fortieth birthday, the American sees her pursuit of a 24th Grand Slam crown, which would enable her to hit Australian Margaret Court’s all-time major title record, fade again. In her first Grand Slam quarter-finals, Rybakina will meet Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (32nd) at the age of 21.

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