Azarenka progresses in Miami after thrashing Jankovic


MIAMI: Two times Miami Open winner Victoria Azarenka thrashed Jelena Jankovic 6-1 6-1 in the second round of Miami Open, reports.

The match between the former World No.1s was expected to be a close battle but Azarenka won the first set in just 28 minutes.

Jankovic put up some late resistance and forced a 12-deuce game while Azarenka was serving for the match.

Meanwhile Simona Halep survived a scare against Nicole Vaidisova but recovered to progress to the third round match.

Halep won the match 6-4 2-6 6-1 against Vaidisova.

Halep will take on Camila Giorgi who defeated Alison Van Uytvanck 6-3 6-2.