Azarenka into the Australian Open quarterfinals
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Defending champion Victoria Azarenka raced to a 3-0 lead in nine minutes and went on to beat Elena Vesnina 6-1, 6-1 in 57 minutes on Monday to advance to the Australian Open quarterfinals.
Last year, Azarenka had a 26-match winning streak to start the year, the best since Martina Hingis in 1997.
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