Continues the ride of the top seed of the WTA Miami Open 2021 Ashleigh Barty who wins her match against Ostapenko in just over an hour. The Australian tennis player knocks her opponent down without problems, winning with the result of 6-3 6-2.
One-way match from the first minutes with the favorite who immediately moves forward 3-0 and maintains this advantage until the end of the set, almost never risking. Small blackout at the beginning of the second set with the Latvian leading 2-0, but the tennis player, certainly among the favorites of the tournament, reacts and puts in six consecutive games, annihilating the opponent's ambitions.
In the next round, in the Round of 16, it will be a big match against Viktorija Azarenka, winner in two sets against the German Kerber. The surprise of the day comes from the knockout of the winner of the last Roland Garros Iga Swiatek.
The Polish tennis player falls in three sets against the number 338 in the world rankings, the Croatian Konjuh. Very foul the Swiatek who loses the first set, she tries to react but is definitively collapsed in the third set, ends with the result of 6-4; 2-6; 6-2.
An interesting hole opens on this side of the board with Konjuh that will challenge Sevastova, ahead thanks to the withdrawal of Simona Halep.
Sabalenka and Svitolina won their matches
No sensational surprises in the other matches of the day.
The Belarusian Sabalenka won two sets fought against Kudermetova, winning with the result of 7-6; 6-4. In the first set the favorite goes under a break and is forced to come back winning the partial at the tiebreak while in the second set it comes to the ninth and decisive game with Aryna who makes the decisive break and gets the pass for the knockout.
In the next round she will face the Vondrousova, winner of a real battle against Belinda Bencic. Svitolina also wins a hard-fought match in two sets while really no problem for her future opponent Petra Kvitova, who annihilates Johanna Konta with the result of 6-1; 6-2, who arrived in just one hour of play.
On day 4 of the 2021 ATP Miami Open, among men, Kei Nishikori, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Milos Raonic, Denis Shapovalov and Andrey Rublev reached the 3rd round in Florida: in the next challenge there will be a fashinating match between Nishikori and Tsitsipas.
Sebastian Korda defeated Fabio Fognini and also Aslan Karatsev, real outsider of this 2021 reached the third round. The Miami Open 2021, ATP and WTA combined event, will be remembered for the absence of many stars, including the Big Three Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic among the men, and Serena Williams among the women.