Sportiva a jucat impotriva Zarinei Dias din Kazahstan, pe care a invins-o cu scorul 7-5, 6-3.

Serena Williams a lipsit de pe teren mai bine de un an, pentru a da nastere primului sau copil, Alexis Olympia.

Fostul lider WTA, in prezent fara loc in clasament, va evolua in turul al doilea, cu olandeza Kiki Bertens, locul 29 WTA.

"A fost incredibil, a trecut mai mult de un an si am nascut un copil. Ma duc la ea acum si sunt incantata de asta. Nu a fost usor, dar a fost bine. Sunt un pic ruginita, dar nu conteaza. Sunt aici, pe acest drum, facand tot ce pot mai bine", a declarat Williams, potrivit News.

It's official. My comeback is here. This Thursday I will start playing tennis again professionally for the first time since giving birth to my daughter. This whole month I am playing tournaments in California and Florida- both my home states. Thursday, the day I play my very first match, marks international women's day. My comeback could not have come on a better day and I decided I wanted to do something different let you all be apart of my long journey back (if you want of course!!) So I created my Serena Gold toned "S" pin. When I am playing you can wear it and show support not only from me but also for my charity which supports the Yetunde Price Resource center. I want this gold "S" mean something special to you personally. What is one S word in your life that means something to you? Mine is Strong and Sure! So when I wear my "S" pin I am representing Strength, and Sureness. What would your "S" mean? They are for now only available for my fans that come see my at Indian wells, and Miami starting Wednesday as well as Thursday when I play!! Sooooo if you are watching me stop by the Serena booth to grab a "S" pin. Post pics of you wearing your "S" and tag me! Thanks for the support I look forward to seeing you out there!!

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