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Serena eases through Miami opener

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Serena Williams got her quest for a record sixth Miami WTA title off to a brisk start on Thursday with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Italian Flavia Pennetta. 

Serena Williams of the USA returns a shot against Flavia Pennetta of Italy during the Sony Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 21, 2013 in Key Biscayne, Florida. Serena cruised into the third round with a 6-1, 6-1 victory.

The world No. 1 and top seed, playing her first tournament since falling to Victoria Azarenka in the final at Doha in February, said she didn't feel too rusty, although her footwork could improve.

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