Victoria Azarenka will face another former world number one Caroline Wozniacki in an intriguing Qatar Open quarter-final after seeing off WTA rising star Elina Svitolina in three sets in Doha on Wednesday.
American tennis icon Serena Williams on Saturday romped home to her 19th Grand Slam singles title defeating her rival, Maria Sharapova in just little under two hours in front of a packed Rod Laver Arena crowd.
The Serena and Venus show that dominated women`s tennis for years returned to the Australian Open on Saturday with an unheralded American teenager joining the evergreen Williams sisters in the last 16.
Two-time grand slam champion Victoria Azarenka will no longer bite her tongue or try to fit into any media-trained "image" as she makes her way on the tennis tour, the Belarusian said at the Australian Open on Saturday.
Novak Djokovic eased into the fourth round at the Australian Open with a straight sets win over Spain`s Fernando Verdasco on Saturday. The Serb world number one beat the 31st seeded Verdasco 7-6 (10/8), 6-3, 6-4 in 2hr 21min and will play Luxembourg`s Gilles Muller in the next round.
Australian Open top seed Serena Williams` fashion sense has once again been making waves on court, with fellow players enthusiastic about the backless dress she sported in her first round match at Melbourne Park.
World number eight and Liverpool fanatic Caroline Wozniacki has lamented the departure of another number eight, describing Steven Gerrard`s impending exit from the Merseyside club as "sad" as she ponders trips to Los Angeles to watch him play.
Day two of Australian Open saw top class players make the cut for second round after some classy performances. With the men's section saw some big names progress, women's draw ensured there is still a lot of mixed results.
Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka stormed through a grudge match with Sloane Stephens on Tuesday to set up a mouth-watering second round clash with close friend and eighth seed Caroline Wozniacki.