Miami Gallery: Making The Cut
From favorites upholding their seedings to the underdogs rising up, ninety-six WTA players tried to navigate the early rounds of the Sony Open Tennis this past week. See all the best pics here!
Published March 26, 2013 12:00
Daniela Hantuchova was among the first round winners but then ran into a rock solid Sara Errani.
Olga Govortsova started strong against Sloane Stephens but would fall to the No.16 seed, 06 64 64.
Peng Shuai stormed through her first round match but Petra Kvitova was too tough second round.
No.1 seed and five-time Miami champion Serena Williams won her first two rounds in straight sets.
The No.7-seeded Kvitova won the second set but would fall to Kirsten Flipkens third round, 60 46 61.
Caroline Wozniacki battled through her first match against Kuala Lumpur winner Karolina Pliskova.
But the No.9-seeded Wozniacki would be taken out in her third round match by Garbiñe Muguruza.
Kimiko Date-Krumm provided big resistance to Venus Williams but fell to the No.19 seed, 76(3) 36 64.
Bethanie Mattek-Sands reached the second round before running into the No.14 seed, Maria Kirilenko.
No.25 seed Varvara Lepchenko reached the third round before falling to in-form No.5 seed Li Na.
On the doubles court, Kimiko Date-Krumm and Casey Dellacqua were edged by Errani and Roberta Vinci.
No.11 seed Ana Ivanovic powered through her first two matches but Errani loomed in the last 16...