Shocking result: Serena Williams stunned in the second round at the French Open

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Shocking result: Serena Williams stunned in the second round at the French Open

Tennis: World no.1 and defending champion Serena Williams suffered a shocking defeat as she was stunned in straight sets 6-2, 6-2 by Garbine Muguruza in the second round of 2014 French Open. The younger sister followed her elder out of the French Open, as just before Serena's match, Venus Williams was ousted by Slovakia's 19-year-old Anna Schmieldova in three sets.

Had Serena and Venus won their matches, it would have been first time that both of them would have faced eachother in the third round of a Grand Slam, having faced eachother in 8 Grand Slam finals, but none of them could win second round matches.

This was the second time that 32-year-old and 17-time Grand Slam champion was facing Spain's 19-year-old Garbine Muguruza, who was playing in only her second French Open and had not gone beyond second round in first outing.

The other time when they faced, Serena had outclassed Muguruza 6-2, 6-0 in the first round of 2013 Australian Open but this was pay back time. The 2002 and 2013 French Open winner, Williams looked clueless as she was broken twice in the first set.

Muguruza seized both break point opportunities and did not face break point in whole first set. In the second set, the Spaniard broke her 12 years older opponent early and raced to a 3-0 lead. Serena kept yelling to herself, ''Focus, focus'', but she could not do much, as Muguruza won the second set 6-2 to record the biggest win of her career.

This is only the second time that Serena Williams has lost before or in second round of French Open. In 11 out of the 13 appearances here, she had gone beyond second round, but not this time. She had this to say after the match.