Serena Williams continued her ominous kind with a straight-sets win towards Nina Stojanovic.© AFP
A relaxed Serena Williams was untroubled by Nina Stojanovic on Wednesday within the Australian Open, because the 23-time Grand Slam champion continued her ominous kind at Melbourne Park. The 39-year-old maintained her unbeaten run since rising from 14-day quarantine with a 6-3, 6-0 second-round drubbing in 69 minutes. “l wasn’t pondering as a lot within the second, as I used to be within the first,” mentioned Williams, who hit 27 winners. “I am right here to have enjoyable and it is nice to be enjoying in entrance of a crowd.”
The tenth seed began with a scorching backhand winner and maintained a vice-like grip over the Serb, breaking within the opening recreation of the second set and sealing victory together with her sixth ace.
Williams reprised her multi-coloured, one-legged catsuit — a flamboyant outfit impressed by late dash queen Florence Griffith Joyner, popularly generally known as ‘Flo-Jo’.
The tenth seed has been in sturdy kind as far as she chases Margaret Court docket’s document Grand Slam tally of 24.
The seven-time Australian Open champion has been battling shoulder and Achilles niggles however proven no ill-effects on court docket.
Taking part in her unparallelled a hundredth Australian Open match, she had thrashed Laura Siegemund 6-1, 6-1 within the first spherical and faces Anastasia Potapova of Russia within the third spherical.
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