Serena Romps Through, Then Passes French Test

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Serena Romps Through, Then Passes French Test
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PARIS (Reuters) - It says a lot about the ease of Serena Williams's first round victory over Anna Tatishvili at the French Open on Sunday that the most testing part of her afternoon was conducting a courtside interview in French. The top seed avoided the embarrassment of last year's opening-round exit to book her place emphatically in the second round with a 6-0 6-1 victory that lasted 51 minutes and was less a contest and more an afternoon stroll in Paris.

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