Serena Williams knocked out of Australian Open third round by Wang

Seven-times champion Serena Williams. (File photo: Reuters)

Seven-times champion Serena Williams suffered her earliest exit from the Australian Open in 14 years on Friday, falling 6-4 6-7(2) 7-5 to China’s Wang Qiang in a stunning third round upset.

Wang, who was thrashed by Williams in the US Open quarter-finals, ended the American’s bid for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title at Melbourne Park.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 14:06 - GMT 11:06