Miami Gallery: Day 5
On-court drama and off-court fun highlighted the Day 5 photos at the Sony Ericsson Open.
Published March 27, 2011 12:00
Jarmila Groth signed autographs and posed for pictures during a suite visit on Saturday afternoon.
Svetlana Kuznetsova, the 2006 champion in Miami, suffered a straight set loss to China's Peng Shuai.
Peng Shuai continued her breakthrough start to 2011 with a shock 63 61 win over Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Former doubles No.1 Rennae Stubbs was presented some special treats Saturday for her 40th birthday.
Sam Stosur beat Lucie Safarova for the first time in four career meetings in straight sets, 60 76(1).
Maria Sharapova cruised in less than an hour, beating German wildcard Sabine Lisicki handily, 62 60.
Lisa Raymond and Julia Goerges spoke on stage to Bud Collins after winning their first round match.
Sam Stosur signed autographs for her many, many fans just after her third round win earlier Saturday.
Sam Stosur, a quarterfinalist in Miami the last two years, with a t-shirt one of her fans gave her.
American singer-songwriter Brandy Norwood sang the national anthem ahead of the Saturday night session.