Australian Open Gallery: Serving It Up In Style
It was an action packed Saturday in Melbourne as the second week line-up was set.
Published January 21, 2012 12:00
Maria Kirilenko served to Petra Kvitova in the first match on Rod Laver Arena on Saturday.
Unfortunately, Maria Kirilenko was forced to retire because of a left leg muscle injury.
Defending doubles champions Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta cruised into the third round.
Ana Ivanovic faced some serious resistance but managed to battle past Vania King, 63 64.
Svetlana Kuznetsova was closing in on an upset, leading No.14 seed Sabine Lisicki, 62 31.
Sabine Lisicki managed to claw her way back to beat No.18 seed Svetlana Kuznetsova, 26 64 62.
Ana Ivanovic, a winner earlier in the day, visited the ESPN set later in the afternoon.
Serena Williams prepared to become the last woman into the round of 16 at the Australian Open.
Serena Williams' nails were in style, but her serve was even more in style Saturday night.
Serena Williams powered to a 61 61 win over Greta Arn to round out the second week line-up.