In the second match on Rod Laver Arena, 12th seed Belinda Bencic defeated Camila Giorgi 6-2, 7-5 to keep her unblemished run going in the women’s lower quarter.
A few months after teaming up with Emma Raducanu’s old coach Dmitry Tursunov, Olympic champion Benicasi Bencic has amassed nine consecutive wins, including the Adelaide International ‘2’ championship, in a near-perfect start to the season.
“It’s functioning splendidly. The Swiss player announced on court, “I’m changing certain things, (getting) out of my comfort zone.
But I’ve been very pleased with the beginning of the season.
Unseeded Donna Vekic, of Croatia, defeated Nuria Parrizas Diaz, of Spain, 6-2, 6-2, and joined Bencic in the round of 16