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Williams isn't feeling the heat as Wimbledon gets underway

Serena Williams in action against Margarita Gasparyan in the first round of the women's singles during day one of the Wimbledon Championships on Monday
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John Skilbeck
SERENA WILLIAMS lives in Florida, has won titles at the height of the Australian summer, and has not the slightest worry that a heatwave of British proportions will threaten her Wimbledon chances. The 33-year-old American preserved her perfect first round record at Wimbledon, but a 6-4, 6-1 win against Russian rookie Margarita Gasparyan on Court One was a thorough work-out. Next for Williams will be Hungarian Timea Babos on Wednesday, when temperatures in London are expected to push 35 degrees Celsius. "It is going to be very hot. I don't think I've ever [...]
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