Second seed Karolina Pliskova cruised into the third round of the Miami Open, the Czech beating American qualifier Madison Brengle 6-1, 6-3 on Thursday. While her serve was not at its best, the 25-year-old Pliskova never looked in danger, comfortably dominating while winning 78 percent of return points. It went quite easy and I was really happy to spend only an hour out there because its pretty hot and humid and so I am happy to save some power for the later matches," said Pliskova.
Borna Coric claimed a much-needed win at the Miami Open as Andreas Seppi also came through the opening round. Coric, continuing his return from knee surgery, has struggled this year but overcame Marcel Granollers at the ATP 1000 event on Thursday. Seppi
March 22 (Gracenote) - Results from the Miami Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Wednesday Varvara Lepchenko (U.S.) beat Lauren Davis (U.S.) 6-3 6-3 Ashleigh Barty (Australia) beat Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) 6-4 5-7 6-3