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Azarenka to meet Serena Williams in third round of Madrid Open

Williams and Azarenka after the former’s win at the Brisbane International tennis tournament, 2014 Madrid, May 6 (IANS) Belarusian tennis ...

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News 06 May 2015, 13:22 IST
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Williams and Azarenka after the former’s win at the Brisbane International tennis tournament, 2014

Madrid, May 6 (IANS) Belarusian tennis player Victoria Azarenka advanced to the third round of the Madrid Open tennis tournament after eliminating Croatian-Australian player Ajla Tomljanovic 6-3, 6-3 win in just one hour and 30 minutes here.

Azarenka, ranked 31st in the world, will meet the world's top ranked player Serena Wiliams in the third round after her win on Tuesday, reports Efe.

Serena qualified to the third round following a 6-4, 6-0 win against her U.S. compatriot Sloane Stephens.

The Azarenka-Williams clash is a revisit to the 2012 Madrid final, which Serena won.

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