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Azarenka brushes aside Flipkens at US Open

Updated: August 29, 2012, 11:18 PM IST
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Azarenka brushes aside Flipkens at US Open
Azarenka won 6-2, 6-2 in 65 minutes Wednesday. The Australian Open champ from Belarus has never been past the fourth round at Flushing Meadows.

New York: Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka advanced to the third round of the US Open with a straight-set win over qualifier Kirsten Flipkens.

Azarenka won 6-2, 6-2 in 65 minutes Wednesday. The Australian Open champ from Belarus has never been past the fourth round at Flushing Meadows.

Flipkens, a 133rd-ranked Belgian, beat 60th-ranked Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic in the first round.

Azarenka has lost just five games through her first two matches at this year's Open.

First Published: August 29, 2012, 11:18 PM IST
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