Serena Williams Starts Grand Slam Chase With Quick U.S. Open Win

  • Former champions Nadal and Djokovic have first-round wins
  • Fourth-seeded Nishikori loses in five sets on first day

Serena Williams of the United States hits a ball against Vitalia Diatchenko of Russian during their Women's Singles First Round match on Day One of the 2015 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York on Monday.

Photographer: Anthony Behar/AP Images

Serena Williams spent only a half-hour on the tennis court as her quest to complete a single-season Grand Slam began on the first day of the U.S. Open.

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