U.S. Open: Serena Williams Win First Round

Williams began her farewell tour at Flushing Meadows with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Montenegro's Danka Kovinic.

In the second round, she will face Estonia's Annette Kontavit.

Serena Williams’s Grand Slam singles career will last for at least another match.

She defeated Montenegro's Danka Kovinic 6-3, 6-3 in front of a celebrity-supporting crowd on an electrifying opening night at the US Open.

She is now 40 years old and told the world in an essay a few days ago that she is ready to focus on having a second child and her venture capital firm.

When asked after the win if this would definitely be her final tournament, Williams replied: "Yes.

Williams informed King after the match of her decision to retire and her plans after tennis.

Gough said everyone will be on his side. I am very happy for him. Her next match is shaping up to be one of the most electrifying matches in tennis.