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Heather Watson beats Julia Goerges in Indian Wells

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Heather Watson reached the BNP Paribas Open second round at Indian Wells with a nervy win over German Julia Goerges.

Watson won the first set and served for the match at 5-3 in the second but lost five games in a row as Georges took the second set and led the decider.

But the British number one rallied to win 6-4 5-7 6-3 and book a second-round meeting with 29th seed Camila Giorgi.

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Serena Williams: 'Right time' for Indian Wells return

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Serena Williams says she never believed she would return to Indian Wells after suffering crowd abuse at the tournament as a teenager.

The 33-year-old world number one is this week ending her 14-year boycott of the BNP Paribas Open in California.

Her father accused fans of racial abuse after the then-19-year-old was booed and heckled in the 2001 final.

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