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Azarenka steams into third round at U.S. Open

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Azarenka of hits a return to Wozniak of Canada at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus hits a return to Aleksandra Wozniak of Canada at the U.S. Open tennis championships …

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Victoria Azarenka charged into the third round of the U.S. Open on Thursday with a 6-3 6-1 win over Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak.

Last year's U.S. Open runner-up, Azarenka had some problems with her serve on a windy day and was broken three times.

But the world number two was always in control of the match and cruised to victory in a little over an hour.

Her opponent in the third round is Alize Cornet of France, the 26th seed, who beat Croatia's Ajla Tomljanovic 6-2 6-2.

(Reporting by Julian Linden; Editing by Frank Pingue)

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