Belarusian tennis player Victoria Azarenka qualified on Tuesday to the third round of the Madrid Open after eliminating Croatian-Australian player Ajla Tomljanovic in a 6-3, 6-3 win in just one hour and 30 minutes.

Azarenka, ranked 31st in the world, will thus meet the world's top ranked player in the third round, Serena Williams.

Serena qualified to the third round following a 6-4, 6-0 win against her U.S. compatriot Sloane Stephens.

The Azarenka-Williams clash is a revisit to the 2012 Madrid final, which the U.S. player won