Maria Sakkari was dominant on Wednesday in her 6-4, 6-4 victory over Karolina Pliskova.
The 17th seed remained aggressive throughout the match, including winning 20 straight points on serve in the first set.
2️⃣0️⃣ straight points won on serve for @mariasakkari in that set. 🤯 pic.twitter.com/BJKkGpoiwj— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 8, 2021
2️⃣0️⃣ straight points won on serve for @mariasakkari in that set. 🤯 pic.twitter.com/BJKkGpoiwj
The Greek lost just eight serve points all match to upend the fourth seed and reach her second career Slam semifinal after reaching the semifinals at Roland Garros in May.
She’ll face off against 18-year-old Emma Raducanu – who has yet to lose a set all tournament – for a spot in the final on Thursday at 8:15 p.m. ET.