Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki celebrates after defeating Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
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Caroline Wozniacki said she was "happy to be through" as she kept her quest for a first Grand Slam title on course at the Australian Open Monday.The 44th-ranked left-hander Buzarnescu, sporting a heavily taped shoulder, would not lie down in the first-round encounter and broke Wozniacki twice to lead briefly at 3-2 .Earlier in the day fifth seed Venus Williams, 10th seed CoCo Vandeweghe and 13th seed and reigning US Open champion Sloane Stephens all made early exits, throwing Wozniacki's side of the draw wide open.Wozniacki was informed by reporters she will next play Croatia's Jana Fett, the world 119 who enjoyed a run to the semi-finals at Hobart last week and beat Japan's Misa Eguchi 6-3, 6-2 .
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