She'll be taking on sister Venus in the third round and talked about playing the opponent that she does not like playing: "She's had such a good year last year and playing fantastic tennis".
"She looked like she never lost a step", Venus said of her younger sister. Bertens then broke again and served for the first set at 5-4 but a titanic effort from Williams saw her fight back, and send it into a tie-break which she duly won on her third set point. "I definitely don't have a favorite match. I haven't played in a long time".
Following the game, Williams admitted that she was a "little rusty". "I'm just out here on this journey doing the best I can". "I would prefer to play someone else, anybody else, literally anybody else, but it has to happen now".
Serena, who gave birth to her first child six months ago, has not played a full tournament since the 2017 Australian Open when she was in the early stages of her pregnancy with daughter Alexis.
Controversy brewed in 2001 when the sisters were scheduled to meet in the semi-finals of Indian Wells but Venus withdrew, handing Serena a walkover. "It's just afterwards I don't like it as much".
Trump fires Tillerson after visiting Nigeria
He declared Tuesday, "I'm really at a point where we're getting very close to having the Cabinet and other things that I want". Tillerson will be replaced by Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo , according to The New York Times .
2017 ATP World Finals victor Grigor Dimitrov was stunned by Spain's Fernando Verdasco 6-7, 6-4, 3-6 to bow out.
Other second-round winners were No. 5 seed Karolina Pliskova, 7-6 (4), 6-1 over Irina-Camelia Begu; No. 6 Jelena Ostapenko stopped Belinda Bencic 6-4, 3-6, 6-1; No. 17 CoCo Vandeweghe defeated beat Kaia Kanepi 6-0, 7-6 (6); and Kristina Mladenovic edged Samantha Stosur 7-5, 7-5.
Defending champ Roger Federer's opening match was put on hold on Saturday when play was suspended after heavy rain swept through the California desert.
There were no such problems for fifth seed Dominic Thiem of Austria as he beat Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.
The Australian toughed it out in a first set tiebreaker before easing to a 7-6 (7-3) 6-2 victory.
The most surprising result of the day in the men's was third seed Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov's 6-7, 6-4, 6-3 defeat to unseeded Spanish veteran Fernando Verdasco in this ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event.
She was the target of vile abuse by South African cricket fans over the weekend, but Candice Warner is keeping her head up. Rabada denies the contact was intentional but faces being banned for the final two tests of the series if found guilty.
In a " 60 Minutes " interview, DeVos said that she had not visited any underperforming schools during her tenure as secretary. DeVos . "You're not going to solve the problem if you don't acknowledge the problem", says Pratt Dawsey.
After having $0.26 EPS previously, Physicians Realty Trust's analysts see 3.85 % EPS growth. (NYSE:JNPR) for 4.29 million shares. It improved, as 12 investors sold QTS shares while 46 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes.
Roger Federer , of Switzerland, returns a shot against Jack Sock during an exhibition tennis match in San Jose, California. Federer and 10th seed Djokovic both came into the tournament seeking to become the first six-time victor of the event.
Sri Lanka got their campaign off to a stunning start when they beat tournament favourites India in the opener by five wickets. The match was reduced to 19-overs a side after the start was delayed by about an hour due to rains and a wet outfield.
But it's no secret that other teams would be willing to pay big money to secure a Hall of Fame quarterback of Brees' caliber. However, there has been a lack of progress made toward working out a new deal ahead of the start of the free agency period.
The Saints now languish in 17th position in the Premier League after suffering a 3-0 defeat at Newcastle on Saturday. Assistant manager Carlos Compagnucci and assistant first-team coach Xavier Tamarit have also left the club.
Opposition parties have called for Aso, who doubles as deputy premier and is key to Abe's re-election hopes, to resign. A reference to Nippon Kaigi, a prominent right-wing group of which Abe is a member, was also deleted.
Coming to the camera department, the rear camera gives importance to the depth sensing rather than the image processing. Talking about the specifications , the Honor 7C sports a 5.99-inch TFT LCD IPS display with an aspect ratio of 18:9.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said advanced and affordable technology is needed to deliver solar energy around the world. Of the 121 countries associated with ISA, 61 have joined the alliance and 32 have ratified the framework agreement.
China's government is tightening its grip on markets and encouraging state enterprises to grow and consolidate. The two votes of dissent apparently had official sanction to show a semblance of diversity.
Man City one step closer to title
But credit to my team, they never capitulated", he said. "They're a top side, there's no two ways about it", he said. Stoke, meanwhile, remain in the relegation zone and a point from safety with just eight games left of the season.
Comic Ken Dodd, whose fame rivaled The Beatles, dies at 90
It was a district that he made nationally famous as part of his act, along with the Diddy Men, jam butties and his tickling stick. John Challis, a fellow comedian, was one of the firsts to post about his death, "So sorry to hear we have lost Ken Dodd ".
Oil Pushes Higher, Despite Growing US Output
Brent for May settlement sank 31 cents to settle $64.64/bbl on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. Futures in NY were little changed after surging 3.2 percent Friday, the most since July 25.
Sen Warren not Running for President in 2020
The claim emerged as a controversy in 2012 when she successfully challenged Scott Brown's Senate seat. "That's where I'm focused. At least one political observer seemed convinced she's going to run in 2020 - President Donald Trump .
BidaskClub Upgrades Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) to "Hold"
BidaskClub raised Tesla from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Tesla from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Saturday, January 20th.
Last moments on board the helicopter before it crashed
The death toll from the helicopter crash in the East River in New York City has risen to five, local officials said on Monday. Brian McDaniel , a fire rescue officer who lived in Dallas, was in New York City visiting his friend Trevor Cadigan .