Maria Sharapova and Maria Kirilenko advances to the next rounds after winning their second rounds at the Australia Open
Maria Sharapova was fantastic at her second round when she was playing against Misaki Doi. She won 6-0, 6-0. Her reach for the balls was definitely one of the advantages she had and power serves is another important skill in this match. She completed the match in 47 minutes and it was the second match she had 6-0, 6-0 as her score. Next round she will be facing Venus Williams whom she had won four times out of eight encounters.
Maria Kirilenko is another interesting player to watch as always. First not to mention about her attire which was a unique bright and refreshing yellow that really suits her in this match. In fact she seems to have change her attire as it was different from the one in the previous match. She won United States' Vania King 6-4, 6-2 and now China's Shuai Peng 7-5, 6-2.