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Serena Williams Reaches 2nd Round At French Open

Serena Williams Reaches 2nd Round At French Open

Paris (AP) Serena Williams advanced to the second round of the French Open by beating Kristie Ahn 7-6 (2) 6-0. The sixth-seeded Williams served for the match at 40-0 but Ahn saved three match points. An ace gave her a fourth opportunity to win but she hit a shot into the net..

Paris (AP) Serena Williams advanced to the second round of the French Open by beating Kristie Ahn 7-6 (2) 6-0. The sixth-seeded Williams served for the match at 40-0 but Ahn saved three match points. An ace gave her a fourth opportunity to win but she hit a shot into the net.

Williams then saved a break point before finally beating her American opponent with an ace. Ahn held leads of 3-1 and 4-2 in the first set.

The 39-year-old Williams is a three-time French Open champion and is looking to equal Margaret Court’s record of 24 major titles. She will next face Bulgarian wild-card entry Tsvetana Pironkova. AP SSC SSC 09282243 NNNN.

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