Third seed and last year's runner-up Daniil Medvedev of Russia and sixth seed Matteo Berrettini of Italy also made it to the third round.
Williams said: "It was intense I have to say. We always have some really incredible matches and it brings out the best of my fitness when I play Sloane. I tried to stay calm and be more serene after the loss of the first set. I knew it was important for me just to keep trying, just to keep going."
Peters, 26, who is riding in his maiden Tour de France, produced a brilliant long-range solo breakaway to record his first stage win, leading Toms Skujins and Carlos Verona, who arrived at the same time, by 47 seconds.
Orient Xiamen is a 6,342-yard, par-72 layout designed by Ronald Fream and TK Pen
PARIS, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Astana's Alexey Lutsenko took one of the biggest victories of his career on Thursday as he took his first stage win at the Tour de France, beating second-placed Jesus Herrada by 55 seconds in the 191km-ride from Le Teil to Mont Aigoual.
Dubi also emphasized the importance of the Olympic legacy. "The Games cannot be about only a great event for 17 days. Society in general and everywhere demand that the Games bring something before what we could call pre-legacy. And something after the Games should be envisaged, not within seven years of difficult preparation and 17 days of delivery, but how this spirit of seven plus seventeen can contribute then to another 20 years in the community."
"The competitions were postponed due to the coronavirus, and we don't know when we can hold our training camp," Skocic was quoted as saying by Persian Football website.
McLaren's Carlos Sainz finished a close second for his best ever finish, and the Racing Point of Lance Stroll took third to complete one of the most unlikely podiums in recent F1 history.
Thailand joins Chinese Taipei and Australia as member associations unable to take their place. Replacement teams have yet to be announced, the BWF said.
In earlier matches, sixth seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic and eighth seed Petra Martic from Croatia also advanced into women's last 16. Enditem
WARSAW, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Hertha BSC general director Michael Preetz has criticized the Polish Football Federation (PZPN) as "they broke the mutual agreement concerning Krzysztof Piatek's performance in the UEFA Nations League match in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Monday."