Serena Williams 

begins US Open with a convincing singles win

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Serena Williams' expected retirement will have to wait. The 23-time major champion won her first-round match 6-3, 6-3 over Danka Kovinic at the US Open on Monday night

"When I step out on the court, I just want to do my best that I can on that particular day. That's really all I can really do."

Since williams, 40 announced her impending plan to Evolve, From Tennis in a first person essay in vogue earlier this month

The Reception was really overwhelming

t was Williams' 102nd win at Arthur Ashe Stadium -- the most by any player since it opened in 1997 -- and extended her record for Grand Slam victories by a woman to 366. After the match