Serena beats Krajicek to reach second round
ROME -- Serena Williams overcame a slow start before beating Michaella Krajicek 6-4, 6-1 Tuesday in the second round of the Italian Open.
Williams, who had a trainer attend to her left thigh after the first set, improved to 17-2 this year.
"I kept missing and hitting balls out. I wasn't playing my game at all. I was letting her dictate play," Williams said. "But it was a good start. I got to run. She moved me a lot."
Among those advancing in the first round were ...
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