Serena Williams’ winning streak despite food poisoning


Tennis champion Serena Williams is through to the semi finals of the Australian Open 2016. This is the despite the star experiencing a bout of food poisoning, and needed a medical timeout at the end of a tight first set against Maria Sharapova.

 Speaking after beating Sharapova, she says, “I was a little lethargic. I was just dealing with some food poisoning issues from a few days ago. That was it.”  Williams has defeated the Russian player 18 times in a row. The defending champion is now chasing her 22nd Grand Slam title.  
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