Williams advances to 2nd round of French Open

Updated: 26 May 2009 16:25 IST

Serena Williams moved in the second round of the French Open despite wasting eight match points before eventually beating Klara Zakopalova.

Williams advances to 2nd round of French Open
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Paris:

Serena Williams moved in the second round of the French Open despite wasting eight match points before eventually beating Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-4 on Tuesday.

The second-seeded Williams was broken twice while struggling through a windy second set, including when she was serving for the match at 5-4. At 5-3 with Zakopalova serving, she had five match points but couldn't close it out.

Zakopalova saved three more match points before holding to 5-3 in the third set, then broke Williams in the next game to get back on serve.

Topics : Tennis
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