Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams powers past qualifier Viktoriya Tomova into third round

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American Serena Williams cruised to a straight set victory over Viktoriya Tomova on Wednesday to advance to the third round at Wimbledon. Leyland got a meeting with Wimbledon officials and told them, "I love your championship, I love your tradition, but this gender inequity is one tradition that you need to change", Leyland said Wednesday in a telephone interview.

USA player Serena Williams (R) shakes hands after winning against Bulgaria´s Viktoriya Tomova during their women´s singles second round match on the third day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club on July 4, 2018.

After Makarova edged out a tight first set, the Dane looked to have recovered by producing the ideal response, taking the second set 6-1.

"I think I did everything I could", Wozniacki said.

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"You hear when you breastfeed you lose weight and you're so thin, and it wasn't happening to me", Williams said at Wimbledon on Sunday.

The 36-year-old destroyed Slovakia's Lukas Lacko 6-4 6-4 6-1 in 90 minutes on Centre Court.

On Court One, Serena's sister Venus Williams had to recover from a set down in successive contests to prevail 4-6, 6-0, 6-1 against Romania's Alexandra Dulgheru for a place in the third round.

While the 25th seed was pleased with her progress since her 7-5 6-3 first-round win over Arantxa Rus, she still has a lot of things on her "to do list" before her next test against France's Kristina Mladenovic. She produced her best tennis to save three match points when 5-3 and 40-0 behind, and saved another before breaking to level the set. "It was insane. I just kept dropping".

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Lucas Pouille became the latest seeded player to exit the men's draw at Wimbledon after a 6-4, 6-2, 6-7 (8), 3-6, 6-2 defeat to Austrian qualifier Dennis Novak.

"What I've learned through the experience, every body is different, every person is different, every physical body is different", she said in the clip above. "I definitely feel a lot less pressure out there but I'm a little bit shocked at how much I nearly want that pressure".

But she didn´t look her age in making it 89 career match wins at Wimbledon by demolishing Dulgheru in the final two sets.

Russian world number 35 Makarova faces Czech world number 66 Lucie Safarova in the third round.

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