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Serena Williams wins in first round

Updated: July 28, 2012, 2:48 PM ET
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WIMBLEDON, England -- Serena Williams advanced to the second round at the Olympics on Saturday on the same Wimbledon court where she won her 14th Grand Slam title a few weeks ago.

First Lady Michelle Obama watched from the front row of Williams' box as the fourth-seeded American beat former No. 1 Jelena Jankovic of Serbia 6-3, 6-1 on Centre Court.

Williams met with Obama after the match.

"Before, I would have been too nervous," Williams said. "We talked about how I loved ...

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