Venus beat Sorona Cirstea of Romania in her second-round match 6-3 6-4.
Her victory was made all the more sweet by her being the returning hero at Indian Wells, a venue she and her sister, Venus, had boycotted until as recently as 2015, after reports of racism against their family and that notorious booing by the crowd in 2001, and by the fact that she gave birth in September. "I haven't played in a long time".
While Williams used her serve to stay out of trouble, Diyas displayed a solid forehand, saving four break points to hold the lead at 3-2 in the first set and even receiving applause from Williams for a attractive forehand on the run at 0-40.
"She's playing really well and just honing her game", said Venus Williams, who watched the Diyas match from the stands. "I was (thinking) I've just got to keep going and do the best I can".
URI rallies past St. Joe's for title berth
We want to experience that again. "I think so, but obviously we won't know until he goes through his pregame warmup", said Gentry. Davidson beat Rhode Island in the A-10 tournament championship game Sunday to steal an at-large bid.
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Record-breaking performances at NCAA Indoor Championships
The Manhattan College men's and women's track and field teams took a trip down to 216 Fort Washington Avenue on February 17-Feb. Also breaking a meet record on Saturday was CSU-Pueblo's Thomas Staines , who posted a blistering time of 1:47.23 in the 800.
Turnbull Says Trump Promised Him Exemption on Metals Tariffs
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