Goerges keeping her focus
Julia Goerges is relishing the chance to take the scalp of Victoria Azarenka in round four at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.
The number 14 seed battled from 0-3 down in the second set to beat the number 24 seed and Spanish veteran, Anabel Medina Garrigues, 6-3 6-4 on Sunday. Next up for Georges is the top seed and recently-crowned Australian Open winner, Azarenka, who needed only an hour to beat number 25 seed and two-time BNP Paribas Open finalist, Svetlana Kuznetsova, 6-1 6-2, to take her tally to 19-0 for 2012. "It doesn't matter who you are playing, the same motivation has to be there every time you go on court," Goerges said of the tough Belarus right-hander. She told the WTA Tour website: "Of course, when you play No.1 in the world, you have nothing to lose. Vika's a tough player and recently won her first Grand Slam, and hasn't lost a match so far this year. I'll just try to focus on my game and playing my game, and we'll see how far it brings me."