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Serena breezes into semifinals

Updated: September 3, 2013, 9:55 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | espnW

NEW YORK -- If Serena Williams is hoping for some solid preparation en route to defending her US Open title, it sure hasn't happened yet. Her latest barely-broke-a-sweat affair was a 6-0, 6-0 quarterfinal victory Tuesday night against No. 18 seed Carla Suarez Navarro.

It was the first "double bagel" in a Grand Slam women's quarterfinal since Martina Navratilova shut out Manuela Maleeva in the 1989 US Open.

Tuesday night's first set lasted all of 19 minutes and the match ...

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