In the first set, both the players won their service games till the 7th game but the American ultimately broke in the 8th game to lead 5-3 and then held on her serve to win the set 6-3.
The world no.10 dominated the second set breaking the service of her opponent twice and then winning the final game at love.
Williams won the match in straight sets 6-3 6-2 in 1 hour and 7 minutes.
After the match, the 23-time Grand Slam champion commented: “I’m very serious when I play, but I’m happy.”
Serena will play Sofia Kenin in her 3rd round match.
Head 2 Head
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