Serena Williams powers on at Wimbledon but Caroline Wozniacki falls


Serena Williams powered her way into the third round of Wimbledon with a hugely impressive display on Centre Court.

The 25th-seed and seven-time champion needed just 66 minutes to blow away Bulgarian Viktoriya Tomova 6-1 6-4.

“It was better than my first first round match, I’m going in the right direction,” Williams said.

“I’ve been moving a lot better. I’m getting there.

“I’m not there yet, but I expect to get there for Wimbledon and for the tournaments in the future.”

However, there was a huge shock later on as the world number two Christina Wozniacki was beaten by Ekaterina Makarova.

After the match, an angry Wozniacki said: “I think she played above her level and really raised it and got a little lucky and played well when she needed to.

“When I look at the draw, there’s 90% of everyone else I would have played today, I feel like I would have won. The last 10% I feel like I would have had a chance or a good chance.

“Sometimes it just doesn’t go your way. Sometimes it just doesn’t flash. Things just don’t add up.

“Today I played someone who played extremely well. As I said, I don’t know that she would be able to keep up this level for the rest of the tournament.

“It’s frustrating because I feel like I could have gone and done something really great here. For her to keep this level, I would be very surprised if you saw her go far. But with someone playing like this today, I really did what I could. It just wasn’t enough.”