Fourth seed Li Na progressed to the third
round of the Australian Open after a 6-0,7-6 victory against teenager
Belinda Bencic. Bencic put up more of a challenge in the second set to
force a tie-break but Li prevailed to win 6-0 7-6 (7-5). Last year's
Wimbledon finalists 15th seed Sabine Lisicki bomb out in the second
round to Monica Niculescu of Romania 2-6,6-2,6-2.