Discussion

Victoria Azarenka gains 2nd round

Updated: October 1, 2012, 11:27 AM ET
Associated Press

BEIJING -- Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka and No. 2 Maria Sharapova advanced to the second round of the China Open on Monday.

Azarenka routed Alize Cornet of France 6-1, 6-0, while Sharapova had a harder time knocking off Simona Halep of Romania 7-5, 7-5.

Azarenka is hoping to rebound from last week in Tokyo, where she withdrew after feeling dizzy in the third round.

Azarenka has won four times this year, including the Australian Open. Sharapova won her first Grand Slam ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE TENNIS HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM