Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova Advance in Montreal

Serena Williams stretched her career record over Samantha Stosur to 7-3. The Australian stunned Williams in the final of the 2011 US Open, but Williams has now won all three of their meetings since.

updated: August 07, 2014 14:18 IST
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Serena Williams in action during her opening match against Samantha Stosur in the 2014 WTA hardcourt tournament at Montreal.


Montreal: Even a rain delay barely slowed defending champion Serena Williams in her 6-0, 6-2 progress past Samantha Stosur Wednesday at the WTA hardcourt tournament at Montreal.

Williams, the world number one and top seed, had seized the first set and they were knotted at 1-1 in the second when rain halted play.

The American showed no ill-effects when they returned to the court, wrapping up the victory over the unseeded Australian in 58 minutes.

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