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Serena and Venus Williams both reached the third round of the Sony Open Thursday, using very different methods to do so.
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Germany's Andrea Petkovic and Flavia Pennetta of Italy logged victories Tuesday on the opening day of the Sony Open in Miami.
Serena Williams, slowed momentarily by an ankle injury, didn't lose a game Tuesday in her first-round match at the Australian Open.
Francesca Schiavone advanced to the second round of the Strasbourg International tennis event Tuesday, dispatching Romanian Alexandra Cadantu.
French player Pauline Parmentier scored a 6-4, 6-4 win over top-seeded Sabine Lisicki of Germany Monday at the Strasbourg International tennis event in France.
Fourth-seeded Serbian Ana Ivanovic advanced to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open Monday, defeating Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki 6-1, 7-6 (7-2).
Fifth-seeded Maria Sharapova derailed the comeback of Lindsey Davenport with a straight-set win Wednesday in the second round of the Australian Open.
Second-seeded Dominika Cibulkova won just four games Wednesday in being upset in first-round play of the $145,000 Tashkent Open in Uzbekistan.