Australian Open 2015 – Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka Make Winning Starts

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 | 0

World No.1 Serena Williams began her Australian Open 2015 campaign with a routine win, as her muscular strokes looked solid to gainsay her critics at the Margaret Court Arena on Tuesday.

The American powerhouse leaked away just 4 games as she rolled over Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium 6-0 6-4 in the opening-round clash that lasted for just one hour.

Besides serving 11 aces throughout the match, Williams pulled off 86 per cent of her first-serve points and committed just 17 unforced errors en route her serene triumph.

Meanwhile, former champion Victoria Azarenka also progressed to the second round of the event following a 6-3 6-2 conquest of American journeywoman Sloane Stephens.

The other notable winners include – Caroline Wozniacki (d. Taylor Townsend), Petra Kvitova (d. Rachel Hogenkamp), Venus Williams (d. Maria Torro-Flor), Agnieszka Radwanska (d. Kurumi Nara), Dominika Cibulkova (d. Kirsten Flipkens).

See what happened in the men’s action.









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