Serena Williams vs Viktoriya Tomova, Wimbledon 2018

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LONDON-Roger Federer and Serena Williams are making it look easy at Wimbledon - again.

United States player Serena Williams celebrates winning against Bulgaria´s Viktoriya Tomova during their women´s singles second round match on the third day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 4, 2018. "But I asked one of the players "did you play today?' and he said "yes".

Bidding to win her first Grand Slam title since becoming a mother in September, seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams faces Bulgarian qualifier Viktoriya Tomova later on Wednesday. It was her 16th straight victory at Wimbledon, although she missed last year's tournament while pregnant.

Serena Williams doesn't like being away from her daughter, but admits going back to work is "healthy" for her.

Since giving birth to her daughter previous year, Serena Williams has returned to the court, beating some of the highest-ranked players out there. But her next opponent, France's Kristina Mladenovic, offers a real threat.

She is competing in her second grand slam since giving birth, having reached the fourth round of the French Open before withdrawing with a pectoral injury ahead of a match against old rival Maria Sharapova.

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"I want to be here to focus on tennis, not eating bugs".

"I literally sat Olympia in my arms, and I talked to her, and we prayed about it", she said.

She said: "I spend so much time with her, every single day".

"The question is will she have a reaction to playing three or four matches, when she is not returning well or the serve is a bit off. If that's your best or not doesn't matter".

Victoria Azarenka suffered an exit at the hands of 7th seed Karolina Pliskova, who won 6-3, 6-3.

Former finalist Agnieszka Radwanska lost 7-5, 6-4 to Czech world number 66 Lucie Safarova.

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