Serena Williams powers into third round

27 June 2014 BBC Online
Serena Williams powers into third round


Top seed Serena Williams needed just 49 minutes to reach the women's singles third round after overwhelming South African Chanelle Scheepers 6-1 6-1.
The five-time former champion was in complete control throughout against the 30-year-old world number 94.
Williams will face 25th seed Alize Cornet from France in the next round after she beat Petra Cetkovska of the Czech Republic 6-4 5-7 6-3.
Also through is 11th seed and former world number one Ana Ivanovic.
The Serb was a 6-4 6-0 victor over China's Jie Zheng, who was a semi-finalist in 2008.
Williams had a quick turn-around after playing doubles with sister Venus on Wednesday night but still managed to serve eight aces and did not face a break point on her own serve.
"It is tough for me, every week I am always the favourite and that can be pressure, but I can deal with it and I'd rather be looked at that way," she told BBC Sport afterwards.

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