Serena Williams and Carla Suarez through to second round of the Australian Open
Serena will face the winner of the match between Jelena Ostapenko and Hsieh Su-Wei in the next round while Suarez will play Maria Sakkari
Serena defeated Italian Camila Giorgi 6-4, 7-5 in an hour and 45 minutes, while Suarez won 7-5, 6-4 over Swiss Viktorija Golubic after one hour and 43 minutes, reports Efe.
Serena, 21-time Major singles champion, is set to face the winner of the first round match between Latvian Jelena Ostapenko and Taiwanese Hsieh Su-Wei in the second round of the tennis tournament.
Suarez will face Greek Maria Sakkari, who beat Chinese Wang Yafan.