WATCH: Serena Williams does the splits, barely loses a step

By Evan Hilbert | CBSSports.com

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Serena Williams is in better shape than you, probably. (Getty Images)

Serena Williams routed American teenager Taylor Townsend in the first round of the US Open Tuesday night. She also did the splits!

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Clearly Serena's strength and flexible are in top form. It's hard to imagine getting up from such a move within an hour, let alone quickly enough to finish a tennis rally.

The world's top women's player will face Vania King in the second round.

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