2016 Roland Garros Women’s World number 1 Serena Williams vs Magdalena Rybarikova match-up in first round full game highlights, result score, and recap reactions May 24, 2016 French Open update.
Williams needed just 42 minutes to defeat Rybarikova, according to Ben Rothenberg of the New York Times, while improving to 62-1 in her career in Grand Slam opening-round matches.
Williams was broken just once in the match while winning 87.5 percent of her first-serve points and 71.4 percent of her second-serve points, per RolandGarros.com. She also blasted 25 winners to just five unforced errors, while Rybarikova made 18 unforced errors in the short match, including five double-faults.
And then Williams put on another performance, addressing the Roland Garros crowd in French, according to the Associated Press (via the Washington Post):