[Yahoo] Safina advances in singles, Hingis in doubles (AP)

Rusty Backhand
01-03-2006, 11:01 AM
Third-seeded Dinara Safina of Russia defeated Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic 6-0, 6-1 Tuesday in the second round of the Australian women's hardcourt championships while Martina Hingis advanced in doubles. Hingis and Tatiana Golovin of France beat Olympic gold medalists Li Ting and Sun Tiantian of China 6-1, 6-4.