Mar 22 (OPTA) - Results from the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 / WTA Premier, Miami Masters Women's Singles matches on Wednesday .. 1st Round.. 1-Simona Halep (ROU) (Bye) Oceane Dodin (FRA) beat Veronica Cepede Royg (PAR) 6-4 6-7(3) 6-3 30-Agnieszka Radwanska (Bye) (POL) 20-Anastasija Sevastova (Bye) (LAT) Alize Cornet (FRA) beat Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Mar 22 (OPTA) - Seeds Progress from the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 / WTA Premier, Miami Masters Women's Singles matches on Wednesday .. Seeds.. Seed Round Rslt Opponent Score 1 Simona Halep (ROU) 2nd to play Oceane Dodin (FRA) (start 19:00) 1st won (Bye) 2 Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 2nd to play (start 14:00) 1st won
MIKE DICKSON IN MIAMI: Liam Broady came into the Miami Open on a five match losing streak and will leave it with at least his first victory at a Masters level event.
MIKE DICKSON IN MIAMI: The 21 year-old from Leicestershire did enough to show why she has been part of a recent improvement among GB women by pushing the world No 61 hard.
Serena Williams received a horrendous draw and was duly sent packing from the nearest thing she has to a local tournament by one of the new generation seeking to usurp her.
MIKE DICKSON IN MIAMI: Even without Andy Murray Britain will enjoy a healthy representation at this week's Miami Open after three players came through the qualifying event.
The Lawn Tennis Association announced that the event will be known as the Fever-Tree Championships and a special gin and tonic is to be created as part of a marketing drive.
The 20-time Grand Slam champion made his first-ever visit to Chicago on Monday to promote the second Laver Cup, a team competition that debuted last year in Prague.
The Japanese 20-year-old capped a dream run by overcoming her opponent 6-3, 6-2 to become the first unseeded champion at the event since Kim Clijsters in 2005.
MIKE DICKSON COMMENTARY: Tennis is used to pay battles between the sexes when it comes to competitors’ prize money, but that now looks set to spill over into the commentary box.
March 21 (Reuters) - Bethanie Mattek-Sands's comeback ended in a 6-2 7-5 loss to Alize Cornet in the Miami Open first round on Wednesday but the American wildcard walked off court to applause which she was unable to do the last time she played.
Williams, still rusty in her comeback from pregnancy, is unable to overcome a tough draw against Osaka.
March 21 (Reuters) - Indian Wells champion Naomi Osaka defeated 23-times grand slam champion Serena Williams 6-3 6-2 in the Miami Open first round on Wednesday, the latest big win for the emerging 20-year-old Japanese player.
Serena Williams lost in the first round of the Miami Open, still rusty in her comeback from pregnancy and unable to overcome a tough draw against Naomi Osaka, who won 6-3, 6-2
Sean Randall previews the Miami Open.
Jack Sock, Sam Querrey, John Isner, Ryan Harrison and Steve Johnson have been picked for the U.S. Davis Cup team that will face Belgium in the quarterfinals
French Open prize money will increase by around 8 percent this year, with the men's and women's champions winning 2.2 million euros ($2.7 million) each, an increase of 100,000 euros
MELBOURNE, March 21 (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic's bid to kick-start his career after slipping to 181st in the world hit a speed bump on Tuesday when the 25-year-old Australian was knocked out in the first round of a second-tier tournament in France.