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Patna : Third seed Serena Williams, 38, the winner of 23 Grand Slam singles titles, beat compatriot Kristie Ahn, 28,  in straight sets on September 2, 2020, to enter the women’s singles 2nd round of US Open tennis tournament at New York City, New York, USA.

Serena beat Ahn 7-5, 6-3 in first round. Serena won 4 break points in the match to 2 by Ahn. Serena fired 12 Aces in the match to just 2 by Ahn. Serena will face Margarita Gasparyan, 26, Russia,  in 2nd round on September 3, 2020.

Second seed and the reigning Australian Open (AO) champion Sofia Kenin, 21, USA, defeated Yanina Wickmayer, 30, Belgium, 6-2, 6-2 winning 4 break points to enter the second round. Both the players fired 5 Aces each in the match. She will face Leylah Annie Fernandez, Canada, in 2nd round on September 3, 2020.