Australian Open 2016: Team YONEX Advances into Third Round

Stan Wawrinka (VCORE Duel G 97, POWER CUSHION ECLIPSION) continued his strong 2016 Australian Open campaign, defeating Czech Radek Stepanek in straight sets with cool and confident composure. The Stanimal fired off a devastating 15 aces and 43 winners to solidly advance to round three with a final score of 6-2, 6-3, 6-4. Stan the Man has now advanced to the third round of the Australian Open for eight years straight.

Naomi Osaka (EZONE DR 98, POLYTOUR PRO 125) also exhibited cool and confident composure in women’s singles, dismantling No. 18 seed Elina Svitolina in straight sets. Her huge serve and 27 winners would lead the Japanese-American to a straight 6-4, 6-4 victory within 100 minutes.

Women’s singles also had Ana Ivanovic (EZONE DR 98) move into the next round, dominating over Latvian Anastasija Sevastova (YONEX Racquet, YONEX Shoes, POLYTOUR PRO 125). The Serb’s trademark forehand and 83% win-rate on first serves brought her to a straight 6-3, 6-3 victory.

2016 Australian Open Tournament Results

Men’s Singles (Round 2)

[4] Stan Wawrinka (VCORE Duel G 97, POWER CUSHION ECLIPSION)(SUI) def. Radek Stepanek (CZE) 6-2, 6-3, 6-4

[8] David Ferrer (ESP) def. Lleyton Hewitt (VCORE Tour 97, Yonex Shoes)(AUS) 6-2, 6-4, 6-4

Women’s Singles (Round 2)

[7] Angelique Kerber (VCORE Si 100, POLYTOUR FIRE 120)(GER) def. Alexandra Dulgheru (ROU) 6-2, 6-4

[20] Ana Ivanovic (EZONE DR 98)(SRB) def. Anastasija Sevastova (YONEX Racquet, YONEX Shoes, POLYTOUR PRO 125)(LAT) 6-3, 6-3

Naomi Osaka (EZONE DR 98, POLYTOUR PRO 125)(JPN) def. [18] Elina Svitolina  (UKR) 6-4, 6-4

Denisa Allertova (CZE) def. [30] Sabine Lisicki (VCORE Tour 97, POLYTOUR SPIN)(GER) 6-3, 2-6, 6-4

[21] Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) def. Tatjana Maria (VCORE Si 100)(GER) 6-4, 6-2

Women’s Doubles (Round 1)

[1] Martina Hingis (EZONE DR 100, POLYTOUR PRO 125, POWER CUSHION ECLIPSION L)(SUI)/Sania Mirza (IND) def. Mariana Duque-Marino (COL)/ Teliana Pereira (BRA) 6-2, 6-3

Belinda Bencic (EZONE DR 100, POLYTOUR PRO 125)(SUI)/Magdalena Rybarikova (YONEX Racquet, POLYTOUR PRO 125)(SVK) def. Tammi Patterson (AUS)/Olivia Rogowska (AUS) 6-4, 7-5

Su-Wei Hsieh (YONEX Racquet, POLYTOUR PRO 130, TOUR SUPER SOLID-X 125)(TPE)/Oksana Kalashnikova (GEO) def. Hibino Nao (VCORE Si 98, POLYTOUR SPIN, POWER CUSHION ECLIPSION L)(JPN)/Misaki Doi (JPN) 2-6, 6-2, 7-6(0)

[5] Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova  (RUS)/Elena Vesnina  (RUS) def. Daria Gavrilova (EZONE DR 100, POLYTOUR 125)/Elina Svitolina (UKR) 6-0, 6-2