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Serena Williams starts bid for Grand Slam with easy win

NEW YORK Introducing the person they had all come to see, the PA announcer at Arthur Ashe Stadium didn't mention the words "Grand Slam," merely pointing out that in addition to being defending U.S. Open champion, Serena Williams was defending champ at the Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon. Williams isn't hiding from her historic aspirations, though. She refers to her drive for the Grand Slam as "this journey" and likes that the last stop is on American turf. "I am literally enjoying the moment," Williams said. On a day when six seeded women's players fell, the featured match of the opening day of the 2015 U.S. Open was over...

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