Switzerland's Belinda Bencic plays a backhand return during her women's singles match against Ukraine's Kateryna Bondarenko on day five of the 2016 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 22, 2016. AFP PHOTO / GREG WOOD-- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE / AFP / GREG WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Belinda Bencic has won her way through to the round of 16 at the Australian Open, after a hard fought 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 win over Kateryna Bondarenko on Rod Laver Arena.

Bencic, the No.12 seed, served three aces and hit 26 winners en route to the win.

She will now play the winner of Maria Sharapova and Laura Davis.