Kerber advances in Melbourne

 / 16 Jan '13

Melbourne - Agnieszka Radwanska continued her 2013 unbeaten streak, extending it to 11 matches, with a comfortable 6-3, 6-3 second round victory over Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu at the Australian Open on Wednesday.

The world number four, who won the Auckland and Sydney tournaments before the grand slam began and is yet to drop a set this year, will now meet either Ksenia Pervak or Heather Watson in the third round.

Angelique Kerber of Germany hits a return to Lucie Hradecka of Czech Republic during their women's singles match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne. Credit: Reuters

Fifth seed Angelique Kerber also advanced to the third round when she managed to overcome a feisty Lucie Hradecka 6-3, 6-1 in 69 minutes.

Kerber, like Radwanska, dropped the first service game of the match before clicking into gear in the second set and sealing a clash against either American wild card Madison Keys or Austria's Tamira Paszek with an ace. - Reuters

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