In the second round match at the Australian Open the Russian athlete Margarita Gasparyan defeated Japanese Kurumi Nara 6:4, 6:4. In the third round she will play against Yulia Putintseva, who defeated Chinese Xinyun Han 6:3, 6:1.
Carla Suarez Navarro clinched a hard-fought victory over the Greek Maria Zaccari 6:7, 6:2, 6:2. Next opponent will be Spaniard Russian Elizabeth Kulichkova, defeating Romanian Monica Niculescu 6:4, 2:6, 6:4.
Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic beat American Nicole Gibbs 6:1, 7:6.
Polka Agnieszka Radwanska defeated canadian Eugenie Bouchard 6:4, 6:2. Polish media have dubbed this match «the match of the models,» referring to the appearance of rivals.