Paris, Kompas.com-us, Serena Williams won the first match of the French Open Grand Slam tournament at the city he termed his second city.
Serena overcame American qualifier Andrea Hlavackova, Czech Republic 6-2, 6-3. This is the first step to pursue the Serena Grand slam tournament title to 20 in his career. He was still in position two Steffi Graf under which pocketed 22 grand slam tournament title.
Serena admitted she always play carefree in Paris that even now he calls as his residence. "Get back here, it was fun. I love to play here. I feel right at home. I know a lot of people, memorized the city and know the places of fun, "said Serena.
"Sometimes whenever traveling, we feel far from home. But here, I feel this is my second home, "go Serena.
Serena is more relaxed in Paris this year. He even laughed at the poor results last year, when he was eliminated in the second round at the hands of Garbine Muguruza. "Tomorrow is a holiday and I hope I can perform better," he said.
Paris is a city meant for Serena. He won the first WTA tournament at the Paris Indoors in 1999 by beating Amelie Mauresmo, tennis player Pearncis. In 2002, he captured the French open for the first time. Here puyla he captivated the hearts of the audience by speaking in French.
In 2007, Serena bought the apartment in Paris which makes it as the townspeople. In 2012 anyway, Serena decided to use the French coach Patrick Mouratoglou Academy and practicing his outside Paris.