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PIX: Serena's daughter cheers her on

September 06, 2020 10:32 IST

Serena Williams

IMAGE: Serena Williams celebrates winning her third round match against Sloane Stephens. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images

Serena Williams advanced into the second week of the US Open on Saturday, September 5, surviving a third-round scare from fellow American Sloane Stephens before winning 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 in her toughest test so far at this year's tournament.

Serena Williams

IMAGE: Alexis Ohanian and Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr, Serena Williams's husband and daughter, at the Serena-Sloane match. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images

Serena had her two biggest cheerleaders by her side, husband Alexis Ohanian and three-year-old daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.

Serena hoped her baby saw her momma fighting, but 'I don't think she was paying attention, between you and me.'

'She may have been playing with some princesses upstairs.'

Serena Williams

The 38-year-old six-time US Open champion has made the finals in four majors since she returned from maternity leave in 2018, coming up just short each time.

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