Published on March 26, 2022 at 9:26 p.m.
Seeded quantity 22 of the WTA event in Miami, Belinda Bencic validated her ticket for the round of 16 at the expense of Heather Watson. Naomi Osaka passes without playing when Danielle Collins dominated Vera Zvonareva.
Belinda Bencic will likely be there for the round of 16 in Miami. The Swiss, seeded quantity 22 in the Florida event, bought the higher of Heather Watson in two units. The begin of the match was laborious for the two gamers, in issue on their service however without cracking in the face of the many break factors to report throughout the first 5 video games. Heather Watson was the first to take her opponent's serve however the Briton provoked the response of Belinda Bencic. The latter then chained 4 video games in a row to pocket the first set. The second began on a totally totally different tempo with the Swiss who broke in the first sport in opposition to an outdated Heather Watson. Failing to win just one service sport, the one hundred and fifteenth in the world cracked. On her second match level, Belinda Bencic put an finish to the suspense (6-4, 6-1 in 1h27′) and can face Aliaksandra Sasnovich for a spot in the quarter-finals. For this, the Belarusian received her standoff in opposition to Irina Camelia Begu (7-5, 6-7, 6-4 in 3h03 ‘).
Osaka in the eighth without coming into the court docket
Naomi Osaka additionally secured a spot in the Round of 16. But, for that, the Japanese took benefit of Karolina Muchova's package deal. The Czech most well-liked to surrender after feeling belly ache, she who returned to competitors in Miami after seven months of absence. Lucia Bronzetti additionally validated her ticket without having to enter the courts arrange close to the Hard Rock Stadium. The Italian noticed Russian Anna Kalinskaya quit their duel as a consequence of a left arm harm and can face Daria Saville. The Australian certified after the abandonment of Katerina Siniakova (6-0, 1-0 in 36 minutes). Seeded quantity 9, Danielle Collins was not nervous by Vera Zvonareva. The Russian was rapidly dominated, conceding her first service sport of the match earlier than discovering herself damaged a second time after which giving up the first set on a shutout. Again trapped from the begin, the 117th in the world reacted to return to a few video games all over the place. However, Danielle Collins made the effort at the final second to regain the benefit after which end on her serve (6-1, 6-4 in 1h17 ‘).
MIAMI (USA, WTA 1000, out of doors exhausting, €7,760,759)
Defending champion: Ashleigh Barty (AUS)
Sasnovich (BIE) beats Begu (ROU): 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-4
Bencic (SUI, n°22) beats Watson (GBR): 6-4, 6-1
Saville (AUS, WC) beats Siniakova (RTC): 6-0, 1-0 abandonment
Bronzetti (ITA, LL) beats Kalinskaya (RUS, Q) by forfeit
Li (USA) – Riske (USA)
Osaka (JAP) beats Muchova (RTC) by forfeit
Collins (USA, n°9) beats Zvonareva (RUS, Q): 6-1, 6-4
Kanepi (EST) – Jabeur (TUN, n°8)
Badosa (ESP, n°5) – Putintseva (KAZ)
Fruhvirtova (RTC, WC) – Azarenka (BIE, n°12)
Pegula (USA, n°16) – Rybakina (KAZ, n°17)
Kalinina (UKR) – Haddad Maia (BRE)
Davis (USA, Q) – Kvitova (RTC, n°28)
Kudermetova (RUS, n°21) – Rogers (USA)
Gauff (USA, n°14) – Zhang (CHN)
Brengle (USA) – Swiatek (POL, n°2)