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Serena breezes into fourth round at Indian Wells

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INDIAN WELLS, California - Top seed Serena Williams made short work of Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday, obliterating her opponent 6-2 6-0 in just 53 minutes.

Serena settles into tournament mode at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, California - Two days after struggling with her emotions on her competitive return to the BNP Paribas Open, Serena Williams was in a much more relaxed mood on Sunday as she powered her way into the fourth round.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 16 Mar 2015

Serena breezes into fourth round at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, California - Top seed Serena Williams made short work of Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday, obliterating her opponent 6-2 6-0 in just 53 minutes.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 15 Mar 2015

Serena makes winning return to Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, California - Serena Williams returned to Indian Wells on Friday after a 14-year boycott due to racist abuse she suffered in the 2001 final and got her bid for a third BNP Paribas Open title off to a winning, though somewhat error-prone, start.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 14 Mar 2015

Serena overwhelmed by fan love on Indian Wells return

INDIAN WELLS, California - Fourteen years after leaving the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in shocked disbelief after being heckled by the fans, Serena Williams soaked up their adulation on her return to the venue on Friday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 14 Mar 2015

Serena says 'right time' to end Indian Wells boycott

INDIAN WELLS, California - Serena Williams said on Thursday her decision to end a 14-year boycott of the BNP Paribas Open after suffering racist abuse in the 2001 final came down to "timing."

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 12 Mar 2015

Serena's U-turn on Indian Wells praised by peers

INDIAN WELLS, California - Serena Williams' decision to end a 14-year boycott of the BNP Paribas Open has been warmly welcomed by her peers with good friend and rival Caroline Wozniacki saying it was "great for tennis".

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 11 Mar 2015

Tennis-Serena Williams to end Indian Wells boycott after 14 years

- World number one Serena Williams has buried the hatchet and will return to Indian Wells to play in the tournament she has boycotted for 14 years after suffering racist abuse.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 04 Feb 2015

Factbox: Australian Open champion Serena Williams

MELBOURNE - Factbox on American Serena Williams, who won her 19th grand slam title with a 6-3 7-6(5) victory over Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open on Saturday:

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 31 Jan 2015

Factbox: Australian Open women's singles champions

MELBOURNE - List of Australian Open women's singles champions since the event began in 1922 (Australian unless stated):

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 16 Jan 2015
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows in New York, in this August 31, 2008 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/Files

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