Serena Williams Cruises To Second Round Of Australian Open 2012

Serena Williams finished the latest match of Day 2 with an easy 6-3, 6-2 win over Tamira Paszek in the 2012 Australian Open. The match took just over 45 minutes of play as Serena cruised past Paszek to advance to the next round in straight sets.

Serena is ranked the 12th-best women's tennis player in the world and picked up 12 aces and just a single double fault in the match. After just one round of play, Serena also leads all women in aces so far with the 12 she picked up against Paszek. In the second round, Serena Williams will take on Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, who defeated Iryna Bremond in straight sets of the opening round 6-0, 6-3. If Williams can get past Strycova, she'll potentially face off against the 17th-ranked Dominika Cibulkova in the third round.

For more on the 2012 Australian Open, visit SB Nation's tennis hub and The Daily Forehand.

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