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

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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