Serena Williams Edges Closer to First Cincinnati Title

Updated: 15 August 2014 20:11 IST

Serena Williams broke serve in the opening game and went on to comfortably beat Flavia Pennetta.

Serena Williams Edges Closer to First Cincinnati Title
Serena Williams celebrates her win over Flavia Pennetta. © AFP

Mason, Ohio:

Top-seeded Serena Williams continued her pursuit of her first title in the Cincinnati-area tournament with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Flavia Pennetta.

She broke serve in the opening game and went on to comfortably beat her opponent.

"I got the early break, and I didn't let go," she said. "That's what I wanted to do. She tried to come back, I wanted to stay focused."

Topics : Serena Williams Tennis
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