Venus in con­trol

Geelong Advertiser - - FISHING -

VENUS Wil­liams cruised through her first match since the US Open, beat­ing 15-yearold WTA rookie Belinda Ben­cic of Switzer­land 6-3 6-1 in the first round of the Lux­em­bourg Open. Wil­liams broke her op­po­nent five times, los­ing her own serve once in the first set. Ear­lier, Ital­ian top-seeded Roberta Vinci beat an in­con­sis­tent Olga Govortsova of Be­larus 6-0 2-6 6-0 to reach the sec­ond round.

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