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...