The match summary shows that Williams forced much of the play of the match. Williams hit 21 winners to 39 unforced errors, 5 aces
and 8 doublefaults and converted 21 of her 23 net approaches.
Williams took set one and went ahead 4-1 in set two. Tzipora then rattled off 6 games in a row to take set two and go ahead
1-0 in the decisive set after breaking Williams' serve getting extra balls back and displaying a high level of consistency.
“I knew she was going to bring a lot of balls back and try to play aggressive when she could,” Williams said. “She played
very well, she was determined but I finally figured it out.”
Williams immediately broke back to level the game at 1-1 and then broke serve again to reach 3-1 before closing the match
out with aggressive play minus the before seen errors.
“The only pressure I have is the pressure I put on myself, so I try not to put too much,” Williams said.
In round two Wednesday or Thursday, Williams plays 241st ranked Selima Sfar of Tunisia who is only 6-12 this year and started
the year by losing eight matches in a row. Williams has never played Sfar before.