Serena Williams vs. Caroline Garcia suspended because of rain

Serena Williams of the US returns the ball to China's Li Na during a WTA Championships final tennis match on October 27, 2013
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The Miami Masters third-round tie between Serena Williams and Caroline Garcia is suspended because of rain.

The Miami Masters third-round tie between Serena Williams and Caroline Garcia has been suspended because of rain.

The world number one was leading 3-1 in the third set when it started pouring and play had to be suspended.

Williams won the first set 6-4, but suffered a loss in the second by the same margin to her 20-year-old French opponent.

However, the 32-year-old was on course to staging a successful comeback in the third and decisive set when play was suspended.

Serena Williams of the US celebrates after victory in her women's singles match against Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova on day five of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 17, 2014
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