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Vania King
Serena bounces King on gusty day at U.S. Open
Serena bounces King on gusty day at U.S. Open

NEW YORK -- World number one Serena Williams blew past Vania King 6-1, 6-0 and into the third round of the U.S. Open on a windswept day at Flushing Meadows on Thursday, then pulled a little double duty joining big sister Venus for a doubles win. "I'm ready, fit and feeling good," said Serena. "We really enjoy playing together, she added of the 7-6 (0), 6-7 (4), 6-1 win over Hungary's Timea Babos and France's Kristina Mladenovic. "We really embrace being role models. We think it's a great opportunity and we almost feel honored and pleasured to have that label." While the Williams sisters may enjoy being role models, Serena has been busy at...