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Follow all the action as Wimbledon continues with Rafael Nadal, Iga Swiatek and Serena Williams all in action on day two.

Nadal marked his return to Wimbledon for the first time since 2019 with a win over Francisco Cerundolo, but it was far from easy for the 22-time Grand Slam champion. Nadal was on his way to a comfortable win before Cerundolo scrambled back into it by taking the third set. Nadal stared over the course of being dragged into a decider, but he broke back in the fourth before quickly sealing a 6-4 6-3 3-6 6-4 win in over three and a half hours.

It came after Swiatek, the women’s singles favorite, the world No. 1 in the world, opened her Championships at Center Court with a straight-set win over Jana Fett. There’s more Wimbledon royalty in action on day two, as Williams makes her long-awaited return. The seven-time Wimbledon champion is back in singles after being brutally retired from her first round match at SW19 last year and the 40-year-old, third on Center Court, appears to be making her comeback from a hamstring injury when she takes up against Harmony Tan. Follow all the action live from day two, including the latest results, reactions and analysis from the All England Club

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Serena Williams *5-4 Harmony Tan

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Jack RathbornJune 28, 2022 8:07 PM

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Serena Williams *5-4 Harmony Tan

Serena with a lot of support here, as you can imagine, she bounces back nicely here with some powerful punches.

Then to the net, a backhand puts that point away, it’s 40-0. She especially enjoyed that.

Now an epic rally, Tan so tough and stays in it, but nets in the end, Serena holds on.

Serena Williams from the US celebrates

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Jack RathbornJune 28, 2022 8:05 PM

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Serena Williams 4-4* Harmony Tan

Tan with a quick point as Serena goes long on the return. 15-0.

Serena now in the net, followed by a cross court backhand that is wide. 40-0.

A rocket from a backhand returns there from Serena. 40-15.

Serena dominates the point, but Tan is tough, she stays in it and then pulls a magical backhand down the line. Serena applauds. We are all square.

(FATHER)

Jack RathbornJune 28, 2022 8:01 PM

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Serena Williams *4-3 Harmony Tan

Another epic game as we reached 40 minutes.

Serena with a fine backhand volley, the spin almost brings him back into the net. Deuce again.

Fourth time is the charm, Tan breaks back, the lead back to 4-3, with the French player next.

Serena Williams from the US returns to Harmony Tan. in France

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Jack RathbornJune 28, 2022 19:57

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Serena Williams *4-2 Harmony Tan

That’s what serve, flat and down the line at 115 mph. Ace.

Serena in her element on Center Court and racing to the first set.

Tan is forced into a daring backhand pass, but it is wide. Two game points to go to in a game of the first set.

Now at deuce, Tan fights hard here. She picks up Serena’s second serve and moves well, getting everything back and forcing Serena to go wide. Suddenly breaking point.

An unreturned service, at 103 mph, puts that away. But she will soon encounter another one, Tan with the most exquisite lob landing on the baseline. Cut backhand returns, but Serena comes to the net, a neat volley and Tan can’t make it in time. Deuce again.

Tan is playing really nicely now, this time a backhand lob, Serena faces a third breaking point.

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Jack RathbornJune 28, 2022 19:52

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Serena Williams 3-2* Harmony Tan

What a pose of Serena from the last match.

Tan looks confident serving again, 30-0 and just what she needed after Serena’s mini run.

A cross-court forehand almost dies just inside the line, but Tan moves to game point.

An epic backhand cross court, Tan has no chance, deuce.

A smash from Serena and she has another breaking point, a big moment is coming.

Taken! The forehand doing the damage now, and Tan can’t get enough of it. Serena leads 4-2.

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Jack RathbornJune 28, 2022 19:45

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Serena Williams *3-2 Harmony Tan

A smashing serve from Serena yields 40-0.

This is a straight forward game, cheap points, much needed.

Excellent grip from Serena, she is much more at ease.

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Jack RathbornJune 28, 2022 19:42

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Serena Williams 2-2* Harmony Tan

This game is a bit of an epic. Serena pushed back with a delicious lob from Tan.

Then the drop shot, it looks perfect but Williams runs to the net and puts it away.

On one knee, fist pumping, power pose. Tan then goes long, we are back all the way!

Jack RathbornJune 28, 2022 19:40

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Serena Williams 1-2* Harmony Tan

Can Tan control her nerves? Williams sniffs a break at 0-15.

Tan moves well, but gets moved as Williams dictates the rally.

But the American cracks and sends a long forehand, 15-15.

Wow, Center Court explodes, a backhand smash from Serena denies Tan a game point. deuce.

And again! Stunning, this time the forehand across the field, a cry of delight, two huge points.

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Jack RathbornJune 28, 2022 19:30

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Serena Williams *1-2 Harmony Tan

A first cry of joy from Serena at 15-15 as she moves clearly when Tan goes long, 30-15.

Impressive from Serena, who rallies after a double foul, a crucial serve and she’s on the board.

(FATHER)

Jack RathbornJune 28, 2022 19:25

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