3 Apr 2013

Serena Williams wins first game of WTA Family Circle Cup

10:53 am on 3 April 2013

The American tennis player Serena Williams is through to the third round of the WTA Family Circle Cup in South Carolina beating Italy's Camila Giorgi in straight sets.

In the third round of the competition Williams will face either Germany's 15th-seeded Sabine Lisicki or US qualifier Mallory Burdette.

New Zealand's Marina Erakovic won her first round match against Slovakian Daniela Hantuchova.