The second set took all of 33 minutes. Williams shut out the Spanish player 6-0, 6-0. Wiliams started with an ace and remained that dominant the entire match. If you blinked in relative tennis terms, it was over. Williams is looking every bit like the number one ranked player she is.
Williams will now play fifth ranked Li Na of China in the semifinals on Friday. Na beat Ekaterina Makarova (24) in their quarterfinal match today, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-2.