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2016 Rio Olympics Women’s Tennis: Serena Williams vs Alize Cornet, Madison Keys vs Kristina Mladenovic, Bouchard vs Kerber Live Streaming, Scores & Preview

2016 Rio Olympics Women’s Tennis: Serena Williams vs Alize Cornet, Madison Keys vs Kristina Mladenovic, Bouchard vs Kerber Live Streaming, Scores & Preview
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2016 Rio Olympics Women’s Tennis: Serena Williams vs Alize Cornet, Madison Keys vs Kristina Mladenovic, Bouchard vs Kerber Live Streaming, Scores & Preview

The medal favorites will look to move one step closer to reaching their goal, when they compete in the second round of the 2016 Rio Olympics women’s singles tennis competition in Brazil.

Serena Williams vs Alize Cornet

Serena Williams will look to advance to third round by dispatching Alize Cornet of France in their second-round encounter at Center Court on Monday night. The top-seeded American wants to pick up from where she left off during her tournament opener.

Williams, who won the women’s singles gold medal in London four years ago, scored a 6-4 6-2 win against Daria Gavrilova of Austria in the first round. The veteran tennis superstar said that winning in the first round eased some pressure on her shoulders, saying that she was nervous of crashing out of the tourney in her first game.

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Cornet will be a heavy underdog heading into their showdown. The 26-year-old French booked a ticket to second round with a hard earned 6-1 2-6 6-3 win over Johanna Larsson in her tournament opener.

Madison Keys vs Kristina Mladenovic

Meanwhile, Madison Keys will also resume her quest for a medal in her first Olympic appearance. The 21-year-old advanced to the second after cruising to a 6-3 6-3 win over Danka Kovinic of Montenegro.

Keys said before the tournament that she wants to make her country proud and she is expected to move closer to fulfilling her goal. The seventh-seeded American is favored to win over Mladenovic, who defeated Aleksandra Krunic of Russia in her first-round assignment.

Angelique Kerber vs Eugenie Bouchard

Second seed Angelique Kerber of Germany will go up against Eugenie Bouchard of Canada in the second round, which is expected to be a toe-to-toe battle.

Kerber kicked off her Olympic gold medal bid with a hard-earned 6-3 7-5 victory over Mariana Duque-Marino of Colombia. Bouchard, on the other hand, defeated American bet Sloane Stephens, 6-3 6-3, in the opening round.

The complete 2016 Rio Olympics women’s tennis schedule can be seen on this link. Fans can catch Olympic tennis action through online live stream via NBC Olympics page.

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