Serena Williams races past Sloane Stephens into third round in Madrid

Serena Williams

Serena Williams broke Sloane Stephens four times in the match, saving the two break points she faced. Photograph: Daniel Ochoa De Olza/AP

Serena Williams needed only 58 minutes to beat her fellow American Sloane Stephens 6-4, 6-0 on Monday and reach the third round of the Madrid Open.

The top-ranked Williams broke Stephens four times and saved both break points she faced. She will next play the winner of the match between Victoria Azarenka and Ajla Tomljanovic.

Earlier Caroline Wozniacki powered past Christina McHale of the United States 7-5, 6-0.

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Tennis | The Guardian

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