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Williams, Li into 3rd round at Australian Open

  • Serena Williams of the United States makes a forehand return to Vesna Dolonc of Serbia during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

    Serena Williams of the United States makes a forehand return to Vesna Dolonc of Serbia during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

  • Serena Williams of the United States makes a forehand return to Vesna Dolonc of Serbia during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

    Serena Williams of the United States makes a forehand return to Vesna Dolonc of Serbia during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

  • Serena Williams of the United States serves to Vesna Dolonc of Serbia during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

    Serena Williams of the United States serves to Vesna Dolonc of Serbia during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

  • Li Na of China celebrates her win over Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

    Li Na of China celebrates her win over Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

  • Li Na of China celebrates her win over Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

    Li Na of China celebrates her win over Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

  • Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic makes a bachand return to Kenny De Schepper of France during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

    Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic makes a bachand return to Kenny De Schepper of France during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

  • Belinda Bencic of Switzerland makes a backhand return to Li Na of China during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

    Belinda Bencic of Switzerland makes a backhand return to Li Na of China during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

  • Serena Williams of the United States makes a forehand return to Vesna Dolonc of Serbia during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
  • Serena Williams of the United States makes a forehand return to Vesna Dolonc of Serbia during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
  • Serena Williams of the United States serves to Vesna Dolonc of Serbia during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
  • Li Na of China celebrates her win over Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
  • Li Na of China celebrates her win over Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
  • Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic makes a bachand return to Kenny De Schepper of France during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
  • Belinda Bencic of Switzerland makes a backhand return to Li Na of China during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Serena, Li cruise

Serena Williams matched one of Margaret Court’s records at the Australian Open today as she advanced to the third round with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Vesna Dolonc.

Williams improved her record to 60-8 at Melbourne Park, equaling Court’s 60 match wins in the Open era at the Australian championship.

Also, Li Na completed back-to-back wins over the two youngest players in the draw to reach the third round.

The two-time finalist at Melbourne Park raced through the first set against 16-year-old Belinda Bencic in 22 minutes, conceding just 10 points. She had to work harder in the second before winning, 6-0, 7-6 (5).

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