Serena Williams, playing at the French Open for the 18th time, dropped serve twice as Ahn moved 5-4 ahead in the opener in a rematch of their first-round encounter at Flushing Meadows.
Serena Williams advanced to the second round of the French Open by beating Kristie Ahn 7-6 (2) 6-0. The sixth-seeded Williams served for the match at 40-0 but Ahn saved three match points. An ace gave her a fourth opportunity to win but she hit a shot into the net.
Serena Jameka Williams is an American professional tennis player and former world No. 1 in women’s single tennis. She has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles, the most by any player in the Open Era, and the second-most of all time behind Margaret Court.
Born: 26 September 1981 (age 39 years), Saginaw, Michigan, United States Grand slams won (singles): 23
Height: 1.75 m
Spouse: Alexis Ohanian (m. 2017)
Medals: Tennis at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women’s singles,