Serena Williams has reached the second round of the French Open

Three-time French Open tennis winner American Serena Williams has reached the second round of the Grand slam tournament in Paris.

Williams, seeded number six, beat world number 102, compatriot Kristie Ahn in the first round with a score of 7:6 (7:2), 6:0. The match lasted 1 hour and 41 minutes.

The next opponent of Williams will be the representative of Bulgaria, Tsvetana Pironkova.