Australian Open: Caroline Wozniacki cruises into quarters

Updated: Feb 02, 2018, 18:52 IST | Agencies

Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki made short work of her opponent in the second round of the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy here last night

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki returns to Anastasia Potapova of  Russia at St Petersburg last night. Pic /PTI
Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki returns to Anastasia Potapova of  Russia at St Petersburg last night. Pic /PTI

Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki made short work of her opponent in the second round of the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy here last night.

The World No. 1 from Denmark breezed to a 6-0, 6-1 victory over home player Anastasia Potapova, 16, in Russia.

Potapova was not helped by serving six double faults against a ruthless opponent who showed the sort of form which earned her a first grand slam title in Melbourne.

Germany's Julia Georges joins Wozniacki in round three after a 7-5, 6-0 win over Italy's Roberta Vinci.

France's Kristina Mladenovic defeated Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova 6-4, 6-4 and the Czech Republic's Katerina Siniakova won 7-6 (9/7), 7-5 against Russian Ekaterina Makarova.

Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova needed three sets to beat Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu 6-3, 1-6, 6-1.

Eugenie Bouchard reached the quarter-finals of a WTA event for the first time since May following a 7-5, 7-5 victory over Ana Bogdan at the Taiwan Open.

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