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Serena Williams storms into QFS at London Olympics

By Kushal Sharma    + Follow

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Keywords: London Olympics | Serena-Williams | Vera-Zvonareva
Serena Williams storms into QFS at London Olympics
In a highly anticipated pre-quarterfinal encounter at the 2012 London Olympics, former World No. 1 Serena Williams beat Vera Zvonareva of Russia comprehensively and reached the quarterfinals.

Easily maintaining the tremendous momentum at the 2012 London Olympics, World No. 4 Serena Williams of USA earned a straight sets 6-1 6-0 victory over Vera Zvonareva of Russia and reached the quarterfinals.

Serena Williams marched forward in her quest to win first gold in singles competition with an impressive win over Zvonareva, who was all over the place through the match that lasted for 52 minutes only. It was a thoroughly dominated match, as Serena fired 12 aces in total and earned 72% points on her first serve. The American also converted 6 out of 11 break-points and hammered 32 winners.

Re-live the excitement of this encounter!

In just 25 minutes of play in the first set, American Serena Williams won it - comprehensively.  Zvonareva just could not match up with Serena's precision-oriented play in the first set. The American fired 7 aces, hammered 18 winners as compared to Zvonareva's 1 and converted 3 out of 5 break-points to win the first set.  Zvonareva did not have a single break-point opportunity in the first set.

Serena continued her surge in the second-set and did not allow the Russian to win a single game – and easily secured her berth in the last eight.

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