The pair’s victories have been short and sweet, their latest encounter with Vinci and Kuznetsova clocking in at a brief 81 minutes. Proving ruthless on the court, the duo refused their opponents seven of eight break chances, and landed a stunning 38 winners to their opponents’ 21. Without dropping a set, the third-round matched ended at 6-1, 6-3.
In what seems to be a trend for the duo, they have yet to drop a single set yet in this year’s tournament. They stormed into round 1 dominating over Mariana Duque-Mariño and Teliana Pereira at 6-2, 6-3 going on to defeat Ukrainian twins Lyudmyla and Nadiia Kichenok with exactly the same scoreline in round 2.
They will go up against CoCo Vandeweghe (EZONE DR 98) and Anna-Lena Groenefeld in the quarterfinal, who advanced after defeating Mirjana Lucic-Baroni and Barbora Strycova. After splitting sets, CoCo and her partner prevailed strongly in the final set, the match concluding at 7-6(5), 3-6, 6-3.
Martina is also making a strong start in mixed doubles with Leander Paes, winning their first match in straight sets against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Dominic Inglot at 6-3, 7-5.
2016 Australian Open Tournament Results
Men’s Singles (Round 4)
 Milos Raonic (CAN) def.  Stan Wawrinka (VCORE Duel G 97, POWER CUSHION ECLIPSION)(SUI) 6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-3
Women’s Doubles (Round 4)
 Martina Hingis (EZONE DR 100, POLYTOUR PRO 125, POWER CUSHION ECLIPSION L)(SUI)/Sania Mirza (IND) def. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS)/Roberta Vinci (ITA) 6-1, 6-3
Mixed Doubles (Round 2)
 Elena Vesnina (RUS)/Bruno Soares (BRA) def. Su-Wei Hsieh (YONEX Racquet, POLYTOUR PRO 130/YONEX String)(TPE)/Alexander Peya (AUT) 6-2, 6-3