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Serena Williams wins in straight sets

Updated: January 19, 2010, 2:24 PM ET
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MELBOURNE, Australia -- Serena Williams was more subdued in her first Grand Slam match since her outburst at the U.S. Open.

Top-ranked Williams started the defense of her Australian Open title with a 6-2, 6-1 win Tuesday against 18-year-old Polish player Urszula Radwanska.

Her sister, sixth-seeded Venus, also advanced easily, beating Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-2.

Serena's victory was more like her previous match at Melbourne Park -- a 6-0, 6-3 win over now No. ...

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