Serena Williams Makes US Open Quarterfinals

Monday, Sep 5, 2011  |  Updated 4:11 PM EDT
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Serena Williams needed just 74 minutes to return to the U.S. Open quarterfinals, beating 2008 French Open champ Ana Ivanovic in straight sets.

Williams won 6-3, 6-4 on Monday to move on to face Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in her first major quarterfinal since missing nearly a year with a series of health problems.

The 16th-seeded Serb actually had more winners Monday. But Williams minimized her mistakes on a windy afternoon in Arthur Ashe Stadium, with 14 unforced errors to Ivanovic's 29.

Ivanovic had eight double-faults in the blustery conditions.

The 28th-seeded Williams is a three-time U.S. Open champion.

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