Serena Williams, three-time champion, reined victorious against Ana Ivanovic to proceed to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open today.

Williams beat Serbia’s Ivanovic 6-3, 6-4 during windy conditions at Arthur Ashe Stadium in the National Tennis Center in New York today.

Williams, who has lost 17 games in eight sets so far in the U.S. Open, had nine aces and one double fault. Ivanovic had three aces and eight double faults.

Williams beat Serbia’s Ivanovic 6-3, 6-4 during very windy conditions today at the National Tennis Center in New York.

“It was so windy today, it was definitely tough,” Williams stated in a televised court-side interview.

Williams will play the 17th seed, Anastasia Pavlychenkova, of Russia, next.

Pavlychenkova beat the Italian Francesca Schiavone 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 and has reached the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the first time in her tennis career.