Returning Serena starts clay campaign with routine Rome win

FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Australian Open - Quarter-final - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 23, 2019. Serena Williams of the U.S. in action with Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo

(Reuters) – Serena Williams began her French Open preparations with a routine 6-4 6-2 victory over Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson in the opening round of the Italian Open on Monday. Williams was back in action in only her fourth tournament of the season and the first since being forced to withdraw from the Miami Open […]

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