In the 4th round game, the Belarusian easily beat Russia's Elena Vesnina - 6:1, 6:1.
Azaranka will meet with another Russian player - Svetlana Kuznetsova - in the quarter-final. She defeated Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki in a hard battle - 2:6, 6:2, 7:5.
Last year Victoria Azaranka won the Australian Open and became the world #1 for the first time. The prize fund of the tournament is $ 31 million.