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AO Gallery: Welcome To Week 2

The last wave of third round matches took place on Saturday and the second week line-up of the Australian Open was set. Meanwhile, one of those 16 players hung out by the pool.

Published January 19, 2013 12:00

One of Saturday's early matches saw Victoria Azarenka battle past Jamie Hampton, 64 46 62.
One of Saturday's early matches saw Victoria Azarenka battle past Jamie Hampton, 64 46 62.
Maria Kirilenko also toughed it out, edging Yanina Wickmayer in a very tight two-setter.
Maria Kirilenko also toughed it out, edging Yanina Wickmayer in a very tight two-setter.
No one came closer to defeat than Elena Vesnina, who edged Roberta Vinci, 46 76(4) 64.
No one came closer to defeat than Elena Vesnina, who edged Roberta Vinci, 46 76(4) 64.
The No.16-seeded Vinci had match point at 64 54 but missed a backhand pass into the net.
The No.16-seeded Vinci had match point at 64 54 but missed a backhand pass into the net.
Carla Suarez Navarro's run Down Under came to an end at the hands of Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Carla Suarez Navarro's run Down Under came to an end at the hands of Svetlana Kuznetsova.
And Laura Robson's run came to a close as well, a 75 63 victim to Sloane Stephens.
And Laura Robson's run came to a close as well, a 75 63 victim to Sloane Stephens.
Vera Dushevina and Olga Govortsova had a tall task in their doubles match on Saturday.
Vera Dushevina and Olga Govortsova had a tall task in their doubles match on Saturday.
The Williams sisters took the Russian-Belarusian pair out in straight sets, 61 62.
The Williams sisters took the Russian-Belarusian pair out in straight sets, 61 62.
Later on, Kimiko Date-Krumm tried to keep her historic run going against Bojana Jovanovski.
Later on, Kimiko Date-Krumm tried to keep her historic run going against Bojana Jovanovski.
But Jovanovski hung on at the end for a photo finish against the Japanese icon, 62 76(3).
But Jovanovski hung on at the end for a photo finish against the Japanese icon, 62 76(3).
On a day off between matches, Angelique Kerber hung out by the pool at a photo shoot.
On a day off between matches, Angelique Kerber hung out by the pool at a photo shoot.
Angelique Kerber and 15 other WTA stars will play the round of 16 on Sunday and Monday.
Angelique Kerber and 15 other WTA stars will play the round of 16 on Sunday and Monday.
  • One of Saturday's early matches saw Victoria Azarenka battle past Jamie Hampton, 64 46 62.
  • Maria Kirilenko also toughed it out, edging Yanina Wickmayer in a very tight two-setter.
  • No one came closer to defeat than Elena Vesnina, who edged Roberta Vinci, 46 76(4) 64.
  • The No.16-seeded Vinci had match point at 64 54 but missed a backhand pass into the net.
  • Carla Suarez Navarro's run Down Under came to an end at the hands of Svetlana Kuznetsova.
  • And Laura Robson's run came to a close as well, a 75 63 victim to Sloane Stephens.
  • Vera Dushevina and Olga Govortsova had a tall task in their doubles match on Saturday.
  • The Williams sisters took the Russian-Belarusian pair out in straight sets, 61 62.
  • Later on, Kimiko Date-Krumm tried to keep her historic run going against Bojana Jovanovski.
  • But Jovanovski hung on at the end for a photo finish against the Japanese icon, 62 76(3).
  • On a day off between matches, Angelique Kerber hung out by the pool at a photo shoot.
  • Angelique Kerber and 15 other WTA stars will play the round of 16 on Sunday and Monday.
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