Monday, January 13, 2014
2014 Williams Watch-Good News, Bad News Tennis Day Down Under
Serena only took 57 minutes to blitz Australian Ashleigh Barty 6-2, 6-1 at Rod Laver Arena and punch her ticket to a second round match with Serbia's Vesna Dolonc.
Unfortunately Venus will not be joining her number one seeded little sister in the second round of the Australian Open singles tournament.
Venus fell 6-2, 4-6, 4-6 to end her attempt to win her first ever Australian Open singles crown.
That's not the end of her tennis at Melbourne Park. She and Serena are entered in the women's doubles tourney, and they start first round doubles play against the duo of Kristina Mladenovic of France and Flavia Pennetta of Italy