Williams is chasing his 24th grand slam victory in Melbourne, in this case, a tangering of Margaret Court's record, and she has started the Australian Open strong. She waved away the German Tatjana Maria in 49 minutes in the first round and followed it up by beating canadian Eugenie Bouchard in two straight sets, 6-2, 6-2, and the match was over in a little over an hour.
"It was no easy match," says Serena Williams to victory in the second round.
”I thought, ' Serena, you need to be tagged from the start, you have to go out and bailing on”. She is a really good player and I have not played so many matches since last year.
it had much more of a struggle against the 20-year-old american Sofia Kenin, ranked 37. But the förstaseedade the Romanian language took off anyway on to the next round after having been pushed to a tresetare, to the end of the 6-3, 6-7, 6-4.
"I have no idea how I won it this evening, it is so difficult to explain what happened on the track," says Halep.
In the third round, waiting for Venus Williams, who looked to Alizé Cornet has played in the tournament.
U.S. Open winner Naomi Osaka is also on. Japanese won in straight sets, 6-2, 6-4, against oseedade slovenskan Tamara Zidansek.
Wawrinka knocked out in a tight tie break in the match
Johanna Larsson continues in the double – Rebecca Peterson eliminated