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Azarenka qualified for the third round in Beijing 

Azarenka qualified for the third round in Beijing


The leaderin the world ranking Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) qualified for the third round of the tennis tournament on hard courts in the Chinese capital Beijing with prize money 4.8 million dollars.

Azarenka beat Germany's Sabine Lizitski with 6:4, 6:2 in 80 minutes. For a place in the quarter the athlete from Belarus will face the Russian woman Elena Vesnina.

Defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) also moves forward. Seeded third Radwanska deal easily with participating with wild card a representative of the hosts Zhang Shuai with 6:2, 6:3.

The Polish will face Lourdes Dominguez Lino (Spain) to eliminate Britain's Laura Robson in the match between the two qualifier with 7:5, 6:3.

The local favorite Na Li defeated the Russian woman Nadia Petrova wit 6:1, 6:2 in 79 minutes in another match of the second round. Petrova, who triumphed last week in Tokyo and won the biggest title of his career interrupted series of six wins in six games against the Chinese.

In contention for a place in the quarter Li will face her compatriot Shuai Peng.

Former world No 1 Caroline Voznyatski (Denmark) had played hard second three set game, but came up against a reverse Taivan Su-Wei Hsieh with 6:7 (5), 7:6 (3), 6:0 in 2:48 game.

Thus, in the third round No. 10 Voznyatski the scheme will play against fifth placed angelica Kerber (Germany), who broke qualifier Lara Arubarena-Vesey (Spain) with 6:2, 6-0 on 66 minutes.

8 seeded Samantha Stosur (Australia) fell in the second round after a defeat by Germany's Julia Goerges with 6:7 (2), 6:4, 7:5 in two hours and a half game.

Goerges will face in the third round against ninth in the scheme Marion Bartoli (France), who won the qualifier Ayumi Morita against (Japan) with 6:4, 6:3.

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