Serena Williams prepares to hit a forehand to Zarina Diyas during the first round of the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells, Calif., Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Crystal Chatham)
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Serena Williams has won her first match in her comeback at the BNP Paribas Open after a 14-month layoff for the birth of her first child.With new husband and Reddit co-found Alexis Ohanian looking on, Williams played from behind until breaking Diyas in the 11th game of the first set.Williams served a love game capped by a 100-mph ace in her first service game. Diyas and Williams traded service breaks early in the second set. Williams then broke her opponent again en route to winning the final five games. Williams has been away since winning the 2017 Australian Open early in her pregnancy.It was pointed out to Williams that it was International Women's Day.Another new mother, Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, followed Williams on stadium court.
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