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.

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