Impressive powers of Azarenka in the third round of Wimbledon

LONDON: Former world number one Victoria Azarenka hit australian Ajla Tomljanovic 6-2, 6-0 in the second round to continue his impressive start in Wimbledon on Wednesday.

The unseeded 29-year-old Belarussian produced an aggressive display to dominate his opponent and establish a possible third-round clash with Romanian. Simona halep .

The progress of two-time Grand Slam champion Azarenka since returning to tennis two years after the birth of her son Leo has been constant rather than spectacular, not helped by a long custody battle with her former partner.

But there are signs that she was beginning to rediscover the form and hunger that took her to Wimbledon semi-finals in 2011 and 2012 as well as quarter-final runs in 2009 and 2015.

Tomljanovic, in 49th place, simply could not cope with the intensity of Azarenka's game and calmed down easily.

Azarenka, who won Alize Cornet In the first round, he is in the third round of a Grand Slam for the third time since returning to the Tour in June 2017.