Serena Williams knocks out world No 2 Anett Kontaveit to keep US Open dreams alive

Serena Williams delivered another miraculous victory at the US Open on Wednesday night

The peerless golfer who was sitting in her player box – as “one of the most reasons I'm still playing”. Woods’s presence visited the guts of Williams’s dramatic career resurrection.

Williams won the opening set in a tiebreak

At that time, she said on Wednesday night, “I was just lost, numerous questions.”

Asked whether she considered this to be a practical goal, she replied: “I cannot think that far.” But Eurosport pundit Mats Wilander said he was prepared to countenance the chance.

Williams won the opening set in an exceedingly tiebreak Kontaveit goes on the attack and forces a 3rd set

Roared on by Tiger Woods, Williams proves too strong and seals third round place 

It might have started with a toe dipped within the water, but Williams is now fully immersed in her pursuit of a seventh US Open title