Eugenie Bouchard overcame the early challenge of China's Peng Shuai on Wednesday to win 7-6(5) 6-2, sealing a third-round berth at Australian Open 2017.
“(I was most pleased with) the way I fought,” Bouchard said.
“In the first set I was pretty nervous and I felt like my legs were wood. I wasn’t moving well, I was reaching for the ball, but it happens to all players. At least I was able to kind of ‘win ugly’ in that sense in the first set. And then realised my level in the second.
“But the most important thing is to battle, even when it’s not going great for you, and that’s what I did.”