Aus Open – Victoria Azarenka Ousts Caroline Wozniacki; Serena Williams Advances to 3rd Round

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 | 0

Former champion Victoria Azarenka continued to impress at the Australian Open 2015 by ousting 8th seed Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark on Thursday, as she sailed into the third round of the tournament.

The unseeded Belarusian fired 31 winners against 18 from her opponent en route a 6-4 6-2 triumph at the Margaret Court Arena.

“She had such an incredible end of last season so I knew I had to step up my game and really take my chances today,” an ecstatic Azarenka was quoted as saying by WTA Tennis.

Meanwhile, top-seeded Serena Williams also stormed into the third round after surviving a tricky first set against former world number two Vera Zvonareva 7-5 6-0 at the

Commenting on her triumph, Serena said: “Yeah, things really clicked. I had no other option but for things to click. I just had to start playing better.”

Moving on, Serena next meets Ukrainian Elina Svitolina for a place in the pre-quarterfinals.

(Image courtesy: Zee News)



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