The Belarusian Victoria Azarenka beat her compatriot Vera Lapko with ease in the first round of the Indian Wells tournament and will have in the second round a match of exnúmeros one of the world against the American Serena Williams, which won in the final of 2016.
The Minsk player won in one hour and 24 minutes by 6-2 and 6-3 and now she will meet one of the rivals with whom she has played great and important matches.
“Obviously, it will be a really difficult game, playing against Serena is not a second round match, it’s going to be a big challenge, we have not faced each other since we were mothers, so it’s going to be very special,” he said. the Belarusian
Also, the Australian Daria Gavrilova achieved her first victory of the season by beating the Ukrainian youngster Dayana Yastremska in three sets, by 6-2, 5-7 and 6-2.
Now he will have the opportunity to take revenge against the Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu, who lost last week in Acapulco (Mexico). (EFE) .-