Naomi Osaka claimed an impressive victory over Serena Williams to reach the Australian Open final and end the American’s latest quest for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title.
Three-time Slam champion Osaka withstood early pressure from Williams to win.
It is the first time Williams has lost a semi-final at the Australian Open in eight appearances in the last four.
Osaka is on a 20-match unbeaten streak and has never lost a Slam final.
The Japanese will face Jennifer Brady in Saturday’s final after the American beat Karolina Muchova.