Four Serbs reach Miami Masters third round
MIAMI -- Four Serbian tennis players - Novak Đoković, Janko Tipsarević, Ana Ivanović and Jelena Janković, have reached the third round of Miami Masters.
Novak Đoković (Tanjug/AP)
World No. 1 Novak Đoković cruised to a 6-1 6-0 victory over Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic on Saturday morning.
Đoković is next to take on Indian Somdev Devvarman, who outlasted Frenchman Edourado Roger-Vasselin 4-6, 6-4, 7-5.
Janko Tipsarević easily reached the third round of Miami Masters with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Dudi Sela of Israel on Friday night.
Tipsarević will next play Kevin Anderson of South Africa, who outlasted Horacio Zeballos of Argentina 6-3, 7-6 (4).
The Serb player, who is seeded seventh, had a first round bye at the competition in Florida.
In female competition, Ana Ivanović eased past Polish Urszula Radwanska 6-2, 6-1 in 51 minutes on Saturday morning.
Her next opponent will be Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova, who bested her fellow countrywoman Ekaterina Makarova 6-4, 6-4.
Jelena Janković reached the third round in Miami with a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Victoria Duval of the U.S. on Saturday morning.
Janković's next clash is scheduled with Russian Nadia Petrova, who beat Chinese Zheng Jie 6-3, 6-1.
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