Serena Williams vs Harmony Tan Live: Today’s Wimbledon 2022 Tennis Updates
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Catch all the action as Wimbledon continues with Rafael Nadal, Ega Swiatek and Serena Williams on day two.
Nadal celebrated his return to Wimbledon for the first time since 2019 by defeating Francisco Cerondolo, but it was not at all easy for the Grand Slam champion. Nadal was on his way to a comfortable win before Cerondolo fought his way back by winning the third set. Nadal was staring at the orifice of being drawn into decisiveness, but broke into fourth before sealing in a 6-4 6-3 3-6 6-4 in over three and a half hours.
This came after the women’s singles world number one Swetic opened their tournaments on Central Court by defeating Jana Veet in straight sets. There are more royals at Wimbledon on day two with Williams’ much-anticipated return. The seven-time Wimbledon champion is back in singles action after being brutally forced to withdraw from her first-round match at SW19 last year, and the 40-year-old, who finished third on center court, is looking to spark her comeback from a hamstring injury when she Take on Harmony Tan. Catch all the action from day two live, including the latest results, reaction and analysis from the All England Club
Serena Williams 4-2 Harmony Tan
That’s some transmission, flat and down the line at 115 mph. shred.
Serena is in her element on the center court and is racing toward the first set.
Tan was forced into a daring, but wide back pass. Two game points to move into the first group game.
Jack RathburnJune 28, 2022 19:52
Serena Williams 3-2 * Harmony Tan
What a pause from Serena from the last match.
Tan seems confident of serving again, 30-0 and just what she needed after that short run from Serena.
A forehand dies across the field inside the line, but Tan moves to match point.
Epic backhand, Tan has no chance, demon.
Smashing from Serena and she has a breaking point again, big moment to come.
taken! The forehand hit did damage now, and Tan was unable to recover enough of that. Serena leads 4-2.
Jack RathburnJune 28, 2022 19:45
Serena Williams 3-2 Harmony Tan
Great serve from Serena brings 40-0.
This is a game with a straightforward look, cheap points and a much needed one.
Excellent grip from Serena, it’s more comfortable.
Jack RathburnJune 28, 2022 19:42
Serena Williams 2-2 * Harmony Tan
This game is a bit epic. She pushed Serena back with an exhilarating blow from Tan.
After that, it looks like the perfect shot, but Williams rushes towards the net and fires it away.
On one knee, fist pump, strength position. Then tan goes away, we’re all back to square!
Jack RathburnJune 28, 2022 19:40
Serena Williams 1-2 * Harmony Tan
Now, can Tan hold her nerve? Williams inhales a breather at 0-15.
Tan moves well, but is moved as Williams dictates the climb.
But the American slots, sending one long forehand, 15-15.
Wow, the center court broke, Serena’s backhand deprives Tan of the match point. Tail.
and again! Amazing, this time the forehand across the field, a jubilant shriek, two big points.
Jack RathburnJune 28, 2022 19:30
Serena Williams * 1-2 Harmony Tan
Serena’s first shout of joy at age 15-15 as she struts around when her tan goes long, 30-15.
Impressive from Serena, who gathers after a double fault, crucial serve and is on the board.
Jack RathburnJune 28, 2022 19:25
Serena Williams 0-2 * Harmony Tan
That’s better, but Tan put Serena under pressure by breaking into the net.
Tan hits 40-15 here and looks solid as she gets close to the serve grip to reinforce her early break.
A cross backhand kick to return, Tan stumbles, and Serena shoots into the empty court. 40-30.
Jack RathburnJune 28, 2022 19:23
Serena Williams * 0-1 Harmony Tan
It’s a shaky start for the Queen of Wimbledon.
A break for Tan, who raced to 0-40. The American looks at the grass as they switch ends.
The crowd erupted, looking forward to wake Serena.
Jack RathburnJune 28, 2022 19:19
As if the events of the day weren’t exciting enough, Tuesday’s Wimbledon finale sees Serena Williams return at the age of 40.
She faces Harmony Tan of France who will make her debut in SW19.
Michael JonesJune 28, 2022 19:14
Post-match reaction from Rafael Nadal
“First of all thanks to Francisco, I think he started playing great and was a very tough opponent. Three years without being here on this amazing rooftop it’s amazing to be back and I can’t thank [people] Enough to get support.
“It’s not a surface we play often, especially in my case for the past three years I haven’t set foot on the grass. Every day is a test and I’m at the start of the tournament and the conditions are tough. [under which] I arrived here.
“When you play well at Roland Garros, there is not a lot of time in between. I used to remember all the good days I finished the final at Roland Garros and I was playing on the grass in Queens, but the body doesn’t let me.
“The most important thing for me is that I’m at Wimbledon 2022 and I won the first match.”
Michael JonesJune 28, 2022 19:11