Serena Williams managed the transition to clay. After his historic coronation on the hard Masters 1000 Miami Saturday, the World No. 1 on the WTA tour begins her season on the red surface.
In his opening match at the Family Circle Cup, the U.S. faced the Italian Camila Giogri that she beat in straight sets, 6/2, 6/3.
Winner of the tournament in 2008 and 2012 , Serena will face for the third round the winner of match between Sabine Lisicki and Mallory Burdette .
Seeded No. 4 of this tournament in Charleston, Sloane Stephens was released in two sets by Bethanie Mattek-Sands , 6/2, 6/0.