June 22, 2009
Wimbledon R1: Serena defeats Neuza Silva
Serena got her 2009 Wimbledon campaign off to a winning start by defeating Neuza Silva 6-1, 7-5. Serena has never lost in the 1st round of a Grand Slam, she's a perfect 39-0. Serena breezed through the first set and then relied on her powerful serve in the second. She did not face a break point in the entire match, only losing nine points on her serve. Serena's match statistics: 9 aces, 31 winners, 2 double faults, and 18 unforced errors. Serena's second round opponent will be Jarmila Groth of Australia. Congratulations Serena!