Greek tennis player Maria Sakkari overcame the barrier of the first round of the tournament in Miami, defeating Serb Olga Danilovic – 1/6, 6/3, 6/4.
The match lasted 1 hour and 57 minutes. The 49th racket of the world, 23-year-old Maria, made four breaks and six aces, making a mistake six times when serving. 18-year-old Danilovic, who occupies the 115th position in the world classification, took a rival four times, made four aces and seven double mistakes.
Before each other athletes have not met. In the second round of the Miami Open competition, Sakkari will face off with Czech Petra Kvitova.