Miami – Venus Williams She strengthened her mental strength as she named the Grand Slam single seven-hour singer on Thursday, challenging the Slovenian Dalila Jakupovic at the Opening of WTA Miami.
The American 38-year-old at the Indian Wells fourth week last week turned back Jakupovic 7-5, 6-3 in 78 minutes to reach the second round after a rough start.
Jakupovic attended the first set and Williams was on the way back before the mediator came under pressure and 43rd-Williams Williams got involved in another round trip against Spanish seeds 24 Carla Suarez Navarro.
Serena Williams, who sangs Grand Slam and young sister of Venus, will take the second round against Rebecca Peterson of Sweden, who killed German graduate Laura Siegemund 6-1, 5 t -7, 7-5.
The beliefs of Venus her mother, Oracene Price, attract the character and the desire to be equal to the tennis skills and her father, Richard Williams, put on a long-standing coach.
"Growing up in my home, we didn't have permission to be weak, so it wasn't an option," said Venus Williams. "The only choice was strong. You had a choice, whether it was strong or strong, so we were strong."
Williams, the winner of Miami Open three times, is the oldest player in the women's singles competition, but he can't struggle to get more titles.
"I don't think there is any sacrifice," she said. “I think it's just something, especially if you are able to achieve your shoe. That is what everyone and everybody want.
“One of the challenges is that it is a genuine way of life and there is no time where you are not trying to make progress or forget about tennis.
"You just feel that you are stressed to be better and to work."
In three consecutive breaks 80k balance was obtained from Jakupovic in early 3-2 lead by Williams struggling with service, and she served for the first set at 5-4 before Williams replied to respond to a set. everyone's service sets.
Williams carried out 5-1 onwards in the second row which came in from there.
Williams, in a slightly recorded scene in Miami, recognizes that she has a tougher test in Suarez Navarro although she is close to 6-3 years old Spanish.
“She is equitable, engaging, and competitive," said Williams. "She may be playing something bigger than others and then some slice. So it's a bit of an unusual game. "
Mari Osaka, the world's oldest sister, Naomi Osaka, has been kidnapped during her opening match, falling to America Whitney Osuige 6-2, 6-4.
Canadian Bianca Andreescu, who renounced his name in Indian Wells, collected the blow with Irina-Camelia Begu 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-2 in her opening match. .
The two-world population put Petra Kvitova from the Czech Republic down Maria Sakkari of Greece 6-1, 6-4, to be the first player in the third tour.
In first-year ATP games, Bernard Tomic of Australia issued a star from Brazil Thiago Monteiro 6-4, 6-1 and Aussie Jordan down with Cameron Norrie 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-8. 3.
Results on a Thursday in the WTA the Miami Open and ATP Masters (x-denotes seed player):
The first time
Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) bt Sachia Vickery (SA) 3-6, 6-3, 6-1
Alison Riske (SA) Kaia Kanepi bt (EST) 6-2, 6-2
Monica Niculescu (ROU) bt Tamara Zidanšek (SLO) 6-1, 6-2
Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) Golubic Viktorija bt (SUI) 4-6, 7-5, 6-4
Ajla Tomljanovic (AUS) bt Anna-Lena Friedsam (GER) 4-6, 6-3, 6-0
Bianca Andreescu (CAN) bt Irina Begu (ROU) 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-2
Karolína Muchová (CZE) bt Nao Hibino (JPN) 6-3, 6-3
Viktória Kužmová (SVK) bt Daria Gavrilova (AUS) 6-4, 6-2
Petra Martic (CRO) bt Zhang Shuai (CHN) 6-2, 6-1
Alize Cornet (FRA) bt Vera Lapko (BLR) 7-5, 6-7 (7/9), 6-1
Tatjana Maria (GER) bt Anna Karolína Schmiedlová (SVK) 6-4, 6-1
Jabeur Ons (TUN) bt Kristýna Plíšková (CZE) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
Wang Yafan (CHN) bt Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 6-3, 6-3
Whitney Osuigwe (SA) bt Mari Osaka (JPN) 6-2, 6-4
Johanna Konta (GBR) bt Jessica Pegula (SA) 6-1, 6-4
Rebecca Peterson (SWE) bt Laura Siegemund (GER) 6-1, 5-7, 7-5
Cori Gauff (USA) bt Caty McNally (SA) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Venus Williams (SA) bt Dalila Jakupovic (SLO) 7-5, 6-3
Misaki Doi (JPN) bet Xinyu Wang (CHN) 6-2, 1-6, 6-3
Taylor Townsend (USA) bt Johanna Larsson (SWE) 6-1, 6-2
Petra Kvitova (CZE x3) bt Maria Sakkari (GRE) 6-1, 6-4
Donna Vekic (CRO x26) Sara Sorribes bt (ESP) 6-3, 6-3
Caroline Garcia (FRA x19) bt Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 6-3, 6-4
Julia Görges (GER x15) bt Magdaléna Rybáriková (SVK) 6-4, 7-5
Ashleigh Barty (AUS x12) Dayana bast Yastremska (UKR) 6-4, 6-1
Samantha Stosur (AUS) bt Madison Keys (SA x17) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
Kiki Bertens (NED x7) bt Wang Xiyu (CHN) 6-4, 6-1
The first time
Robin Haase (NED) bt Lukas Lacko (SVK) 6-2, 6-4
Jordan Thompson (AUS) bt Cameron Norrie (GBR) 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-3
Leonardo Mayer (ARG) bt Mikael Ymer (SWE) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
Bernard Tomic (AUS) bt Thiago Monteiro (BRA) 6-4, 6-1