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Serena Williams vs Naomi Osaka. All you need to know

Serena Williams will take on Naomi Osaka, who has never previously been beyond the fourth round of a slam.

The game will be on Saturday, September 8 at 4pm local time at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

HOW THEY REACHED THE FINAL

Serena:

Round one – beat Magda Linette 6-4 6-0
Round two – beat Carina Witthoft 6-2 6-2
Round three – beat Venus Williams 6-1 6-2
Round four – beat Kaia Kanepi 6-0 4-6 6-3
Quarter-final – beat Karolina Pliskova 6-4 6-3
Semi-final – beat Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 6-0

Naomi:

Round one – beat Laura Siegemund 6-3 6-2
Round two – beat Julia Glushko 6-2 6-0
Round three – beat Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-0 6-0
Round four – beat Aryna Sabalenka 3-6 6-2 4-6
Quarter-final – beat Lesia Tsurenko 6-1 6-1
Semi-final – beat Madison Keys 6-2 6-4

PREVIOUSLY MET

They have previously met once, at the Miami Masters earlier this year. Osaka won that match 6-3 6-2.