Serena Williams is used to dominating her competition at the Australian Open, but showed once again that she was a great winner when she took the time to comfort her Ukrainian opponent, the was overwhelmed after a serious defeat.
The 37-year-old Williams was consoled on Saturday by Dayana Yastremska (18). Yastremska was seen wiping tears after losing 6-6 to Williams. The experienced tennis star put the hand of her opponent on the shoulder and said comforting words.
"You are so young," said Williams Yastremska. "You have done a great job. Do not Cry. "
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Williams said after the match that she could tell her angry opponent after the match.  "I could say that she was pretty excited. I liked that somehow. It shows that she was not just there to play a good game – she was there to win. She wanted to win. That really broke my heart, "Williams said. "I think she is a good talent. It's nice to see that attitude. "
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So far, Williams has sailed the Australian Open as she chases her 24th Grand Slam title, but her opponent gets a little harder in the fourth round. She will be in first place with Simona Halep. Williams' older sister Venus was beaten by Halep, 6-2, 6-3. On Tuesday, Williams was seen consoling her opponent Tatjana Maria after she ran away with her play in the opening round.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.