The american tennis champion Serena Williams kick-started the hunt for his 24. grand slam title with a convincing victory at 6-0, 6-2 over German Tatjana Maria at the Australian Open.
Williams lost just 24 wins against Mary and put an end to the fight after only 49 minutes. The first set lasted 18 minutes.
this is The first time that Williams is back at Melbourne Park since she in 2017 won the Australian Open, when she was eight weeks pregnant.
the 37-year-old Williams has kept a low profile up to Tuesday's match and has avoided all press conferences in order to focus on his game.
After the victory over Tatjana Maria says Serena Williams, however, that it is good to be back.
- the Last time I was here, I was pregnant and played at the same time, which is crazy.
- It is weird to be back - this time alone. But it feels good. I have so many memories from when I was here last, " she says, according to AFP news agency.
Serena Williams is only 16.-seeded in the tournament in Melbourne. Yet was the victory over the 31-year-old German on Tuesday afternoon at Rod Laver Arena expected.
Tatjana Maria is useedet in the tournament and number 73 on the world rankings
Serena Williams has won 23 grand slam titles in his career. With a more she will tangere australian Margaret Court's record 24 titles in the ladies'.
Serena Williams in her next match at the Australian Open meeting winner of the match between chinese Peng Shuai and canadian Eugenie Bouchard.
Williams has won the Australian Open seven times.