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Australian Open 2019 Live Updates: Serena Williams vs Tatjana Maria - Match Highlights

Serena Williams wraps up the match in straight sets: 6-0, 6-2!
Updated: 15 January 2019 08:14 IST - Published: 14 January 2019 22:46 IST
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Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for more live updates from Day 2 of the Australian Open! 
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Congratulations, Serena Williams! She breezes into the second round of the Australian Open! 
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This was a pretty one sided affair that got wrapped up in simply 49 minutes! 
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Final score: 6-0, 6-2!
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WITH THAT SERENA WINS THE MATCH AS MARIA'S RETURN GOES WIDE! 
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Serena misses a net shot and it's 40-30! 
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SERENA HAS MATCH POINT HERE!
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Serena leads 30-15 in the eighth game of the second set! 
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Maria really needs to consolidate her service here! 
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Serena whips a backhand and it's 15-0 to the American on the German's serve. 
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Tatjana Maria will serve now to stay in this match! Can she hold on? 
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Serena holds serve comfortably. She is one game away from victory now! 
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Serena leads 40-15 on her service in the seventh game! 
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Tatjana Maria steps up her game and volleys often! 
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Serena hits a down-the-line backhand to go up 30 love! 
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It's Serena still in the lead with 4-2! 
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Maria aces up and plays wonderfully to secure a second successive game in the match! 
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Maria feels a little confident as she gets a 40-0 lead on her serve! 
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Can Tatjana Maria hold serve now and stay a little longer in this match?
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Serena has a more than comfortable lead at 4-1 here! 
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She has 17 winners in this match already! Serena leads 40-0 on her serve!
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Serena loses her balance but still manages to secure a point on the board! 
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The American is on serve now. 
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Serena Williams leads 3 games to 1, in the second set of the match. 
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AND TATJANA MARIA GETS A GAME ON THE BOARD! 
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The quality of tennis has significantly improved in this game with Maria determined to get this game! 
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Serena wins back ADVANTAGE as Maria's return falls out. 
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AND TATJANA MARIA SERVES UP AN ACE AND GETS ADVANTAGE!
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Tatjana Maria really struggles with her serve here. 
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A fifth double fault happens for Maria and it's DEUCE! 
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Serena badgers her with a powerful forehand and it's 40-30. Maria still has a chance to hold her serve. 
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She should be able to hold this serve now, for once in the match. 
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Maria looks a little better placed in this game as she leads 40-15! 
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Tatjana Maria really needs to step up here and hold serve NOW! 
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Serena leads 3 games to love in the second set too! 
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Serena Williams is spot-on with her serve and it's 15-30 with the American in lead. 
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Tatjana Maria gets a 15-0 on the Serena serve after engaging in a short rally! 
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Serena leads 2 games to love in this second set. 
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Maria fails to hold on to her serve and has 4 double fault's in this match already. 
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Maria's return finds the net and it's 15-30 with Serena in the lead. 
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Serena powers on with beautiful forehand winners! 
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Tatjana is yet to win a game in this match. She needs to start holding her serve now! 
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Serena shows no mercy and batters down Tatjana Maria. She holds and leads in the second set. 
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Wonderful volleying from both players and it's 15 ALL on the board!
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We are into the second set now. It's Serena Williams on serve now! 
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Here's a look of the very one-sided first set!
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And in a stupendous 19 minutes, Serena wraps the first set in 6-0! 
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Maria struggles with her serve and fails to hold on to it. 
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And suddenly we have Serena on SET POINT on the Maria serve!
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Maria double fault's because of all the pressure building on her.