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Wimbledon Open: Serena Williams beats Arantxa Rus to reach second round

ENGLAND: Serena Williams laboured blustery conditions to reach the Wimbledon second round with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Dutchwoman Arantxa Rus.

 

Playing her first match at Wimbledon as a mother, amid blustery conditions on Court One.

 

Williams earned a 7-5, 6-3 win over 105th-ranked Arantxa Rus that fell into the category of matches a player is glad to get through, parse out a few lessons and then shelve deep into the memory bank.

 

After winning the first set when Rus sent a forehand long, she had to fight back from a break down in the second.

 

Williams faces Bulgarian qualifier Viktoriya Tomova next.

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