Serena Williams is just one win away from another Grand Slam milestone.
The top-ranked Williams maintained her 11-year dominance over Maria Sharapova, beating the Russian 6-2, 6-4 on Thursday to reach her eighth Wimbledon championship match and 25th career Grand Slam final.
In beating Sharapova for the 17th straight time, the five-time Wimbledon champion won her 26th consecutive Grand Slam match and is now going for a fourth straight major title — a “Serena Slam” — and the third-leg of a calendar-year Grand Slam.
“At least I made it to a final of four,” Williams said. “That's pretty good. That's pretty good.”
Williams served 13 aces, including three in the...