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Serena Williams advances on relatively quiet day at Wimbledon
Serena Williams advances on relatively quiet day at Wimbledon

A semblance of order was restored at Wimbledon on Thursday, a contrast to Wednesday’s wild upsets and withdrawals. No. 1 seed Serena Williams eased past Caroline Garcia of France, 6-3, 6-2, in 67 minutes in her second-round match  Williams’ 33rd consecutive match victory. Williams had nine aces and no double faults in earning her 599th career victory. “After everything yesterday I just wanted to stay on my toes and be focused,” Williams told reporters after her match. “I really was shocked that Roger Federer was not able to win. [Sergiy] Stakhovsky played excellent. It was just weird. Seeing all the falls and slips [Wednesday], I went in with a...

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