Women Tennis Update from Doha, Qatar

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Women Tennis Update from Doha, Qatar
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Serena Williams moved to within two wins of reclaiming the world No.1 ranking after opening her campaign at Doha in the easiest possible fashion, 6-2, 6-1 over Russian lucky loser Daria Gavrilova in the second round. Williams showed no signs of the fitness problems which troubled her in Australia, a back and an ankle. “I have it heavily taped,” the second seed said of her ankle which led to a loss in Melbourne to Sloane Stephens, “As long as the tape doesn’t get loose, it feels really good...

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