2015/04/01

“This one I think I played a lot smarter” – Cici Bellis Defeats Zarina Diyas in Miami for some U. S. Open Revenge

(March 27, 2015) Fifteen-year-old wild card Cici Bellis exacted some revenge on 29th seed Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan at the Miami Open on Friday with a dominating 6-2, 6-1 win.

 

The young American lost to Diyas in the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open. The match before that, the current world No. 211 made some noise in the first round of Flushing Meadow when she upset 2014 Australian Open finalist and world No 12 at the time, Dominika Cibulkova. Bellis was the youngest player to win a match at the U. S. Open since 1996

 

Bellis broke her Diyas’ serve seven times during the match which lasted 76 minutes.

“This one I think I played a lot smarter,” Bellis talking about Friday’s win over Diyas to media. “At the US Open I was really like caught up in, you know, all the kind of hype that was going on.

“But this one I was just really focused and played my game. I think I did what I needed to do to win really well.”

“I think every single part of my game has improved since the US Open,” said Bellis. “I mean, just from today, like I lost to her at the US Open, which was I don’t know how many months ago, like eight months ago or something, and today I beat her 2 and 1.

“So I think everything in my game has improved. I have been working really hard, extremely, extremely hard since the US Open just for that. I think it’s really paying off, so I’m really happy.”

Bellis could face world No. 1 Serena Williams in the third round. Williams plays Monica Niculescu on Friday night in a rematch of her third round match just two weeks ago at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.

“I mean, it’s going to be really fun,” she said of the possible match against the 19-time major champion. “I have nothing to lose, so I’m just going to play my game and see what happens.”

Asked about what her mindset will be going into a possible match against Williams, she said: “Just don’t really think about who I’m playing. It’s just, you know, another one of my opponents that I’m playing. Doesn’t really matter who it is.

“We are all in the same tournament, so we are all kind of at this level. You can’t really think about who you’re playing. It’s just a ball that’s coming back on the other side of the court. You just have to go out and not think about that stuff and just play your game. That’s what I’m planning to do.”

Bellis, who will turn 16 on April 8, has not decided if or when she will turn professional.

“Amateur,” she said. “I haven’t decided yet, but I think just keep my amateur status for a little bit longer, just, you know, in case.”

After the Miami Open, Bellis plans on playing in the WTA tour event in Charleston.

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Miami Open – Thursday Results, Friday Schedule

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MIAMI OPEN PRESENTED BY ITAU – MIAMI, UNITED STATES

23 MARCH – 5 APRIL 2015

RESULTS – MARCH 26, 2015

ATP Singles – First Round
M. Klizan (SVK) d P. Lorenzi (ITA) 63 64
[Q] S. Darcis (BEL) d M. Jaziri (TUN) 26 75 75
T. Bellucci (BRA) d L. Hewitt (AUS) 75 67(2) 64
A. Dolgopolov (UKR) d R. Berankis (LTU) 64 61
M. Kukushkin (KAZ) d S. Johnson (USA) 64 36 62
[Q] A. Falla (COL) d [Q] M. Berrer (GER) 67(5) 64 64
[Q] A. Zverev (GER) d S. Groth (AUS) 75 67(5) 64
F. Delbonis (ARG) d J. Vesely (CZE) 76(4) 36 75
M. Youzhny (RUS) d A. Golubev (KAZ) 46 62 63
S. Bolelli (ITA) d M. Baghdatis (CYP) 62 62
B. Coric (CRO) d A. Haider-Maurer (AUT) 16 63 76(3)
J. Janowicz (POL) d [Q] E. Roger-Vasselin (FRA) 64 62
V. Pospisil (CAN) d [PR] J. Del Potro (ARG) 64 76(7)
[WC] A. Rublev (RUS) d P. Carreno Busta (ESP) 16 61 64
J. Melzer (AUT) d [WC] R. Harrison (USA) 76(3) 63
T. Gabashvili (RUS) d P. Andujar (ESP) 06 76(4) 63

ATP Doubles – First Round
K. Anderson (RSA) / J. Chardy (FRA) d [6] M. Matkowski (POL) / N. Zimonjic (SRB) 63 63
J. Isner (USA) / S. Querrey (USA) d [8] R. Bopanna (IND) / D. Nestor (CAN) 63 76(4)
[PR] N. Almagro (ESP) / G. Garcia-Lopez (ESP) d A. Mannarino (FRA) / G. Simon (FRA) 63 62
A. Begemann (GER) / E. Gulbis (LAT) d P. Cuevas (URU) / D. Marrero (ESP) 16 64 10-7
J. Murray (GBR) / J. Peers (AUS) d L. Rosol (CZE) / D. Thiem (AUT) 63 62
M. Draganja (CRO) / H. Kontinen (FIN) d G. Monfils (FRA) / J. Tsonga (FRA) 46 63 10-5
WTA Singles – Second Round
[WC] D. Gavrilova (RUS) d [2] M. Sharapova (RUS) 76(4) 63
[4] C. Wozniacki (DEN) d M. Brengle (USA) 60 61
[7] A. Radwanska (POL) d A. Schmiedlova (SVK) 64 75
[8] E. Makarova (RUS) d K. Knapp (ITA) 61 63
[9] A. Petkovic (GER) d C. McHale (USA) 62 62
[12] C. Suárez Navarro (ESP) d [Q] S. Voegele (SUI) 63 61
[14] Ka. Pliskova (CZE) d Ann. Beck (GER) 26 63 64
[16] V. Williams (USA) d [Q] U. Radwanska (POL) 63 62
K. Mladenovic (FRA) d [19] B. Zahlavova Strycova (CZE) 75 62
[22] A. Cornet (FRA) d E. Vesnina (RUS) 64 61
[23] S. Stosur (AUS) d [Q] P. Parmentier (FRA) 61 36 60
K. Nara (JPN) d [25] C. Garcia (FRA) 63 76(9)
[26] E. Svitolina (UKR) d B. Jovanovski (SRB) 63 76(3)
K. Kanepi (EST) d [28] V. Lepchenko (USA) 62 64
[31] I. Begu (ROU) d T. Smitkova (CZE) 57 64 64
[WC] P. Badosa Gibert (ESP) d [LL] S. Zheng (CHN) 61 75

WTA Doubles – First Round
[PR] V. Dushevina (RUS) / M. Martínez Sánchez (ESP) d [3] R. Kops-Jones (USA) / A. Spears (USA) 26 63 10-2
A. Rodionova (AUS) / A. Rodionova (AUS) d C. Dellacqua (AUS) / D. Jurak (CRO) 63 76(5)
J. Goerges (GER) / A. Groenefeld (GER) d [Alt] M. Rybarikova (SVK) / S. Zheng (CHN) 76(0) 46 10-8
A. Kudryavtseva (RUS) / A. Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) d K. Koukalova (CZE) / K. Siniakova (CZE) 62 60

SCHEDULE – FRIDAY, 27 MARCH 2015

STADIUM start 11:00 am
WTA – [3] S. Halep (ROU) vs [WC] N. Vaidisova (CZE)
ATP – D. Young (USA) vs [3] A. Murray (GBR)
WTA – S. Stephens (USA) vs [17] M. Keys (USA)
ATP – [PR] N. Almagro (ESP) vs [2] R. Nadal (ESP)

Not Before 8:00 pm
WTA – [1] S. Williams (USA) vs M. Niculescu (ROU)
ATP – T. Smyczek (USA) vs [11] J. Tsonga (FRA)

GRANDSTAND start 10:50 am
ATP – [8] T. Berdych (CZE) vs [WC] H. Chung (KOR)
WTA – [20] J. Jankovic (SRB) vs V. Azarenka (BLR)
ATP – [7] S. Wawrinka (SUI) vs C. Berlocq (ARG)
ATP – [17] G. Monfils (FRA) vs [Q] F. Krajinovic (SRB)

Not Before 5:00 pm
ATP – [14] E. Gulbis (LAT) vs J. Monaco (ARG)

COURT 1 start 11:00 am
ATP – [15] K. Anderson (RSA) vs S. Querrey (USA)
ATP – D. Thiem (AUT) vs [10] F. Lopez (ESP)

Not Before 3:00 pm
ATP – R. Lindstedt (SWE) / J. Melzer (AUT) vs [PR] N. Djokovic (SRB) / J. Tipsarevic (SRB)

Not Before 5:00 pm
WTA – [Q] T. Maria (GER) vs [6] E. Bouchard (CAN)
ATP – [21] F. Fognini (ITA) vs J. Sock (USA)

COURT 2 start 11:00 am
ATP – [Q] A. Krajicek (USA) vs [25] B. Tomic (AUS)
ATP – [27] S. Giraldo (COL) vs [Q] R. Haase (NED)
WTA – [Q] I. Falconi (USA) vs [5] A. Ivanovic (SRB)
ATP – [29] F. Verdasco (ESP) vs [Q] J. Duckworth (AUS)
ATP – S. Giraldo (COL) / M. Klizan (SVK) vs [3] M. Melo (BRA) / B. Soares (BRA)

COURT 6 start 11:00 am
WTA – [9] A. Hlavackova (CZE) / L. Hradecka (CZE) vs S. Aoyama (JPN) / R. Voracova (CZE)
WTA – G. Dabrowski (CAN) / A. Rosolska (POL) vs A. Medina Garrigues (ESP) / A. Tomljanovic (CRO)
ATP – E. Butorac (USA) / S. Groth (AUS) vs [WC] R. Harrison (USA) / R. Ram (USA)
WTA – K. Date-Krumm (JPN) / K. Pliskova (CZE) vs [7] T. Babos (HUN) / K. Mladenovic (FRA)

COURT 7 start 11:00 am
WTA – [24] S. Kuznetsova (RUS) vs A. Riske (USA)
ATP – J. Nieminen (FIN) vs [24] L. Mayer (ARG)
WTA – [1] M. Hingis (SUI) / S. Mirza (IND) vs [Alt] E. Bogdan (ROU) / N. Melichar (USA)
ATP – A. Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) vs [28] A. Mannarino (FRA)
ATP – [5] M. Granollers (ESP) / M. Lopez (ESP) vs [WC] T. Bellucci (BRA) / J. Souza (BRA)

COURT 8 start 11:00 am
WTA – [10] L. Safarova (CZE) vs J. Larsson (SWE)
WTA – [Q] S. Karatantcheva (BUL) vs [21] G. Muguruza (ESP)
WTA – [27] S. Lisicki (GER) vs J. Goerges (GER)
WTA – [11] S. Errani (ITA) vs A. Pavlyuchenkova (RUS)

COURT 9 start 11:00 am
WTA – [WC] C. Bellis (USA) vs [29] Z. Diyas (KAZ)
ATP – J. Struff (GER) vs [23] G. Garcia-Lopez (ESP)
WTA – T. Pironkova (BUL) vs [15] F. Pennetta (ITA)
WTA – H. Watson (GBR) vs [13] A. Kerber (GER)

COURT 10 start 11:00 am
WTA – [Q] A. Van Uytvanck (BEL) vs [30] C. Giorgi (ITA)
ATP – [7] N. Mahut (FRA) / E. Roger-Vasselin (FRA) vs R. Bautista Agut (ESP) / V. Troicki (SRB)
WTA – M. Krajicek (NED) / B. Zahlavova Strycova (CZE) vs [2] E. Makarova (RUS) / E. Vesnina (RUS)
WTA – [32] C. Dellacqua (AUS) vs B. Bencic (SU

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Maria Sharapova Upset by No. 97 Daria Gavrilova at Miami Open

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(March 26, 2015) Maria Sharapova was looking for her first title at the Miami Open, a rare event in which she has never held the trophy going 0-5 in finals. The Russian is still looking for that crown in Miami, as she was upset by countrywoman and wild card recipient, world No. 97 Daria Gavrilova 7-6(4), 6-3 on Thursday night.

For the 21-year-old born in Moscow and resides in Australian, who just broke into the top 100 just days ago, it’s her first win against a Top 10 player, the biggest win of her career.

The first set of the match saw both women break each other’s serve, with Gavrilova moving to a 5-3 lead. Sharapova fought back, taking the next three games. The younger Russian held on to send the set into a tiebreaker, which she won 7-6 (7-4). The set last 68 minutes.

“I was down 6‑5 and I was up 5‑3 and it was 30‑All, and I was just thinking, Okay, be tough, be tough; you can do it,” said Gavrilova.

“I had some negative thoughts at that time, but I kind of got rid of them and just kept going.”

The wild card jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the second set, then moving out to a 4-1 advantage. The world No. 2 fought back to win the next two games to cut the deficit to 3-4, but her opponent broke back for 5-3 and served out the second set and the match 6-3.

On court was an elated winner: “I’m just so excited, I’m so happy, I can’t explain it,” she said. “I always believed and that’s probably why I won!”

“I was very composed. I told myself to keep believing and keep trying.”

Later at her post-match news conference, Gavrilova elaborated on her belief in being able to defeat Sharapova. “I played Angelique (Kerber) twice this year, and I played Simona (Halep) last week. I was pretty close I thought all this time. I just thought, Okay, you can do it. You’re probably at this level right now.”

Gavrilova, who is making a comeback from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee back in 2013 broke Sharapova’s serve four times during the match.

She talked about the journey from the ACL injury to recovery and the night’s big win: “I remember last year I was crying. I was like, Oh, it’s so boring doing this rehab. Blah, blah, blah. It all paid off at the end. I just have to keep going.”

“I was injured. I had a knee surgery last year. So I had a pretty rough time.”

Asked if she was surprised about the defeat, the No. 2 player said: “Well, it’s sport, and I happened to lose the match. Of course it’s a bit of a surprise. It’s the first round. I’m expected to win.

“But I think that’s, you know, one of the reasons why we play the matches, is you still have to go out and win it no matter if you’re the favorite.

“Today I didn’t.”

“I mean, I had little times where I did come back, but I was always behind. I put myself in a situation that was too far behind to come back from.”

“I still can’t realize that it’s my dream,” said Gavrilova. I have been dreaming about beating Maria since I was probably 12 when I saw her win Wimbledon, when she beat Serena.

“I was like, Oh, I really want to play her and beat her. I was probably visualizing beating her since I was 12, yeah.”

“She runs a lot of balls down,” Sharapova said, evaluating her opponent’s strength. “I was committing a lot of errors off of those balls and not really staying patient and just going for, you know, too many maybe winners, not moving forward enough.”

Sharapova committed 34 unforced errors during the match.

Sharapova said that she’ll be playing Fed Cup for Russia when they take on Germany in Sochi, Russia the weekend of April 18-19.

“I was actually talking to my coach and my physio,” Gavrilova said. “I’m saying, I’m not going to sleep tonight because my phone will be going off.

“And I said, Oh, I’ll turn my Wi‑Fi, 4G, 3G, everything off and sleep and get ready for the next one.

Next for Gavrilova, she’ll face No. 54 Kurumi Nara in the third round. Nara upset 25th seed Caroline Garcia 6-7, 7-6(9).

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Miami Open – Wednesday Results, Thursday Schedule

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MIAMI OPEN PRESENTED BY ITAU – MIAMI, UNITED STATES
USD 5,381,235.00 (ATP)
USD 5,381,235.00 (WTA)
23 MARCH – 5 APRIL 2015

ATP Results

Singles – First Round
C. Berlocq (ARG) d [WC] T. Kokkinakis (AUS) 64 36 62
A. Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) d J. Sousa (POR) 62 62
J. Sock (USA) d G. Soeda (JPN) 63 64
D. Thiem (AUT) d D. Schwartzman (ARG) 76(0) 75
S. Querrey (USA) d V. Estrella Burgos (DOM) 64 63
J. Nieminen (FIN) d M. Matosevic (AUS) 63 63
[Q] R. Haase (NED) d [WC] K. Edmund (GBR) 62 62
D. Young (USA) d Y. Lu (TPE) 51 ret (neck)
[WC] H. Chung (KOR) d M. Granollers (ESP) 60 46 64
[Q] A. Krajicek (USA) d D. Istomin (UZB) 64 64
[Q] F. Krajinovic (SRB) d D. Lajovic (SRB) 26 76(5) 42 ret (right arm)
T. Smyczek (USA) d [Q] A. Menendez-Maceiras (ESP) 46 63 64
J. Monaco (ARG) d [Q] R. Bemelmans (BEL) 75 67(4) 64
J. Struff (GER) d B. Becker (GER) 36 76(10) 64 – saved 3 M.P.
[Q] J. Duckworth (AUS) d [Q] D. Dzumhur (BIH) 63 36 63
[PR] N. Almagro (ESP) d S. Stakhovsky (UKR) 63 67(3) 64

 

WTA Results

Singles – First Round
A. Riske (USA) d M. Lucic-Baroni (CRO) 64 60
H. Watson (GBR) d [Q] E. Rodina (RUS) 36 61 75
A. Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) d V. Zvonareva (RUS) 62 36 75
[Q] S. Karatantcheva (BUL) d L. Davis (USA) 63 76(5)
J. Goerges (GER) d J. Cepelova (SVK) 61 60
[Q] I. Falconi (USA) d M. Puig (PUR) 76(9) 76(3)
[WC] N. Vaidisova (CZE) d [Q] T. Babos (HUN) 61 76(4)
[Q] A. Van Uytvanck (BEL) d M. Rybarikova (SVK) 75 26 60
V. Azarenka (BLR) d S. Soler-Espinosa (ESP) 61 63
T. Pironkova (BUL) d [Q] K. Kozlova (UKR) 64 63
S. Stephens (USA) d Y. Wickmayer (BEL) 61 63
B. Bencic (SUI) d D. Hantuchova (SVK) 61 76(5)
[Q] T. Maria (GER) d R. Vinci (ITA) 76(9) 63
E. Vesnina (RUS) d [Q] A. Dulgheru (ROU) 64 62
[Q] S. Voegele (SUI) d K. Flipkens (BEL) 62 62
[Q] U. Radwanska (POL) d C. Vandeweghe (USA) 64 67(2) 63
[Q] P. Parmentier (FRA) d K. Bertens (NED) 46 62 63
C. McHale (USA) d [WC] S. Cirstea (ROU) 75 64
Ann. Beck (GER) d S. Zhang (CHN) 64 46 64
[WC] D. Gavrilova (RUS) d [Q] M. Erakovic (NZL) 51 ret. (left ankle injury)

ORDER OF PLAY – THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2015

STADIUM start 11:00 am
WTA – [7] A. Radwanska (POL) vs A. Schmiedlova (SVK)
ATP – M. Baghdatis (CYP) vs S. Bolelli (ITA)
ATP – V. Pospisil (CAN) vs [PR] J. Del Potro (ARG)
Not Before 5:00 pm
WTA – [16] V. Williams (USA) vs [Q] U. Radwanska (POL)
Not Before 7:30 pm
WTA – [WC] D. Gavrilova (RUS) vs [2] M. Sharapova (RUS)
Not Before 9:00 pm
ATP – L. Hewitt (AUS) vs T. Bellucci (BRA)

GRANDSTAND start 10:50 am
ATP – A. Golubev (KAZ) vs M. Youzhny (RUS)
ATP – A. Haider-Maurer (AUT) vs B. Coric (CRO)
WTA – M. Brengle (USA) vs [4] C. Wozniacki (DEN)
ATP – R. Berankis (LTU) vs A. Dolgopolov (UKR)
Not Before 5:00 pm
ATP – [WC] R. Harrison (USA) vs J. Melzer (AUT)

COURT 1 start 11:00 am
ATP – M. Kukushkin (KAZ) vs S. Johnson (USA)
WTA – C. Mchale (USA) vs [9] A. Petkovic (GER)
ATP – J. Janowicz (POL) vs [Q] E. Roger-Vasselin (FRA)
Not Before 4:00 pm
ATP – M. Draganja (CRO) / H. Kontinen (FIN) vs G. Monfils (FRA) / J. Tsonga (FRA)
ATP – J. Vesely (CZE) vs F. Delbonis (ARG)

COURT 2 start 11:00 am
ATP – [Q] M. Berrer (GER) vs [Q] A. Falla (COL)
WTA – [28] V. Lepchenko (USA) vs K. Kanepi (EST)
ATP – J. Isner (USA) / S. Querrey (USA) vs [8] R. Bopanna (IND) / D. Nestor (CAN)
WTA – [Q] P. Parmentier (FRA) vs [23] S. Stosur (AUS)
ATP – [WC] A. Rublev (RUS) vs P. Carreno Busta (ESP)

COURT 6 start 1:00 pm
ATP – [PR] N. Almagro (ESP) / G. Garcia-Lopez (ESP) vs A. Mannarino (FRA) / G. Simon (FRA)
ATP – K. Anderson (RSA) / J. Chardy (FRA) vs [6] M. Matkowski (POL) / N. Zimonjic (SRB)
WTA – J. Goerges (GER) / A. Groenefeld (GER) vs A. Hlavackova (CZE) / L. Hradecka (CZE)
ATP – A. Begemann (GER) / E. Gulbis (LAT) vs P. Cuevas (URU) / D. Marrero (ESP)

COURT 7 start 11:00 am
WTA – [WC] P. Badosa Gibert (ESP) vs [18] S. Peng (CHN)
WTA – [Q] S. Voegele (SUI) vs [12] C. Suárez Navarro (ESP)
WTA – [22] A. Cornet (FRA) vs E. Vesnina (RUS)
WTA – [8] E. Makarova (RUS) vs K. Knapp (ITA)

COURT 8 start 11:00 am
WTA – T. Smitkova (CZE) vs [31] I. Begu (ROU)
WTA – [19] B. Zahlavova Strycova (CZE) vs K. Mladenovic (FRA)
ATP – L. Rosol (CZE) / D. Thiem (AUT) vs J. Murray (GBR) / J. Peers (AUS)
ATP – M. Jaziri (TUN) vs [Q] S. Darcis (BEL)
WTA – [3] R. Kops-Jones (USA) / A. Spears (USA) vs [PR] V. Dushevina (RUS) / M. Martínez Sánchez (ESP)

COURT 9 start 11:00 am
ATP – P. Lorenzi (ITA) vs M. Klizan (SVK)
WTA – [14] K. Pliskova (CZE) vs Ann. Beck (GER)
WTA – K. Koukalova (CZE) / K. Siniakova (CZE) vs A. Kudryavtseva (RUS) / A. Pavlyuchenkova (RUS)
WTA – B. Jovanovski (SRB) vs [26] E. Svitolina (UKR)

COURT 10 start 11:00 am
ATP – P. Andujar (ESP) vs T. Gabashvili (RUS)
ATP – S. Groth (AUS) vs [Q] A. Zverev (GER)
WTA – C. Dellacqua (AUS) / D. Jurak (CRO) vs A. Rodionova (AUS) / A. Rodionova (AUS)
WTA – [25] C. Garcia (FRA) vs K. Nara (JPN)

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Serena Williams Hopes to be Ready to Take the Court on Friday at Miami Open

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(March 25, 2015) MIAMI, FL – Just days after withdrawing from her Indian Wells semifinal against Simona Halep with a knee injury, Serena Williams, now at the Miami Open, the two-time defending champion, hopes that she’ll be ready to play her first match on Friday.

“I’m okay,” said Williams giving an update on her health. “I’m just managing where I am right now. Just trying to stay out of as much pain as possible and see what happens.”

“I know I’m going to have to manage the pain. I think if I’m in that mental state, okay, you might be in a little pain. You just have to figure out the best way around it.”

Why not, skip the tournament all together? Williams just lives practically down the road from the event in Palm Beach County. On top of this, she’s won the event a record seven times.

“I didn’t think I would be doing this interview today,” Williams said. “I stepped on the court (to practice on Wednesday) and I was just like, I love this place. You know, I love playing at home. I live just down the road.

“So, yeah, it takes a lot. It takes a tremendous amount for me to stop. Yeah, so I don’t know if that’s a good thing or that’s a bad thing, but I think I will be okay.”

The real test for the 19-time major champion will be when she takes the court on Friday against second round opponent Monica Niculescu of Romania.

“Probably on my first match, if I get that far,” the world No. 1  said. “So, yeah, I don’t want to put too much pressure on it before.

“I’m just here in Miami, so I’m just going to go for it and see what happens.”

Williams just defeated Niculescu in the second round at Indian Wells just last week and won the match 7-5, 7-5.

“Well, I definitely don’t have low expectations,” said the American. “I just definitely expect to do the best that I can. Whether that’s winning or just stepping out on the court, that’s what I’m going to have to do.

“Again, I don’t feel any pressure because I have won this title a few times, so I feel good about being here. When I hit on the court today, just something about Miami, you know. I just feel so good out here.

“So I was like, Oh, this is fun. I’m just looking forward to just enjoying myself this year more than anything.”

“I think every player has pain. I said this before. I don’t know any player that goes out there without pain. Every match I play, I mean, I could be 10% in pain or I could be 80% in pain. It just kind of depends how you feel and how can you manage that.

“Knowing ahead of time the problems that you’re dealing with, usually you have a good way. Okay, we’re dealing with this problem and this is how you treat it, so you can be able to play at a high level.

“Now that I kind of know what’s going on, I’m able to treat it and be able to play at a higher level than I would have been able to play a couple of weeks ago.”

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Miami Open – Wednesday Schedule

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MIAMI OPEN PRESENTED BY ITAU – MIAMI, UNITED STATES
USD 5,381,235.00 (ATP)
USD 5,381,235.00 (WTA)
23 MARCH – 5 APRIL 2015

ORDER OF PLAY – WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015
STADIUM start 11:00 am
ATP – [WC] T. Kokkinakis (AUS) vs C. Berlocq (ARG)
ATP – G. Soeda (JPN) vs J. Sock (USA)

Not Before 3:00 pm
WTA – V. Azarenka (BLR) vs S. Soler-Espinosa (ESP)
WTA – M. Puig (PUR) vs [Q] I. Falconi (USA)

Not Before 7:30 pm
ATP – V. Estrella Burgos (DOM) vs S. Querrey (USA)
WTA – Y. Wickmayer (BEL) vs S. Stephens (USA)

GRANDSTAND start 11:00 am
ATP – D. Young (USA) vs Y. Lu (TPE)
WTA – H. Watson (GBR) vs [Q] E. Rodina (RUS)
ATP – S. Stakhovsky (UKR) vs [PR] N. Almagro (ESP)
ATP – D. Thiem (AUT) vs D. Schwartzman (ARG)

Not Before 5:00 pm
ATP – [Q] R. Bemelmans (BEL) vs J. Monaco (ARG)

COURT 1 start 11:00 am
WTA – D. Hantuchova (SVK) vs B. Bencic (SUI)
ATP – M. Granollers (ESP) vs [WC] H. Chung (KOR)
ATP – [WC] K. Edmund (GBR) vs [Q] R. Haase (NED)
ATP – T. Smyczek (USA) vs [Q] A. Menendez-Maceiras (ESP)
WTA – L. Davis (USA) vs [Q] S. Karatantcheva (BUL)

COURT 2 start 11:00 am
WTA – [WC] S. Cirstea (ROU) vs C. Mchale (USA)
WTA – [Q] U. Radwanska (POL) vs C. Vandeweghe (USA)
ATP – J. Nieminen (FIN) vs M. Matosevic (AUS)
ATP – D. Istomin (UZB) vs [Q] A. Krajicek (USA)

COURT 7 start 11:00 am
ATP – J. Struff (GER) vs B. Becker (GER)
WTA – [Q] S. Voegele (SUI) vs K. Flipkens (BEL)
ATP – [Q] F. Krajinovic (SRB) vs D. Lajovic (SRB)
WTA – A. Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) vs V. Zvonareva (RUS)

COURT 8 start 11:00 am
WTA – Ann. Beck (GER) vs S. Zhang (CHN)
WTA – [Q] M. Erakovic (NZL) vs [WC] D. Gavrilova (RUS)
ATP – [Q] D. Dzumhur (BIH) vs [Q] J. Duckworth (AUS)
ATP – J. Sousa (POR) vs A. Ramos-Vinolas (ESP)

COURT 9 start 11:00 am
WTA – A. Riske (USA) vs M. Lucic-Baroni (CRO)
WTA – [Q] P. Parmentier (FRA) vs K. Bertens (NED)
WTA – R. Vinci (ITA) vs [Q] T. Maria (GER)
WTA – J. Goerges (GER) vs J. Cepelova (SVK)

COURT 10 start 11:00 am
WTA – [Q] K. Kozlova (UKR) vs T. Pironkova (BUL)
WTA – [Q] A. Dulgheru (ROU) vs E. Vesnina (RUS)
WTA – [Q] T. Babos (HUN) vs [WC] N. Vaidisova (CZE)
WTA – [Q] A. Van Uytvanck (BEL) vs M. Rybarikova (SVK)

RESULTS – MARCH 24, 2015

Women’s
Singles – First Round

M. Niculescu (ROU) d S. Rogers (USA) 76(1) 61
[WC] C. Bellis (USA) d [WC] I. de Vroome (NED) 62 62
J. Larsson (SWE) d Y. Shvedova (KAZ) 64 76(4)
A. Schmiedlova (SVK) d P. Hercog (SLO) 63 62
T. Smitkova (CZE) d [WC] N. Vikhlyantseva (RUS) 06 75 62
K. Kanepi (EST) d [WC] F. Abanda (CAN) 62 63
M. Brengle (USA) d A. Krunic (SRB) 60 62
K. Knapp (ITA) d K. Siniakova (CZE) 62 60
B. Jovanovski (SRB) d M. Barthel (GER) 36 63 62
K. Mladenovic (FRA) d K. Koukalova (CZE) 64 64
[WC] P. Badosa Gibert (ESP) d P. Cetkovska (CZE) 61 61
K. Nara (JPN) d A. Tomljanovic (CRO) 64 63

Women’s
Qualifying Singles – Second Round

Qualifying – [2] A. Dulgheru (ROU) d [WC] I. Soylu (TUR) 64 75
Qualifying – [20] K. Kozlova (UKR) d [3] S. Zheng (CHN) 61 63
Qualifying – [5] M. Erakovic (NZL) d L. Domínguez Lino (ESP) 62 76(1)
Qualifying – [8] T. Babos (HUN) d L. Hradecka (CZE) 62 63
Qualifying – [18] I. Falconi (USA) d [10] D. Allertova (CZE) 76(6) 16 75
Qualifying – [13] E. Rodina (RUS) d [11] C. Scheepers (RSA) 06 64 62
Qualifying – [12] P. Parmentier (FRA) d [14] G. Min (USA) 62 64
Qualifying – U. Radwanska (POL) d [15] A. Konjuh (CRO) 62 62
Qualifying – [17] S. Voegele (SUI) d L. Zhu (CHN) 61 61
Qualifying – [22] T. Maria (GER) d D. Kovinic (MNE) 62 64
Qualifying – A. Van Uytvanck (BEL) d [WC] I. Neel (USA) 76(7) 64
Qualifying – S. Karatantcheva (BUL) d J. Glushko (ISR) 62 46 63

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BNP PARIBAS OPEN – INDIAN WELLS, USA
USD 5,381,235.00 (ATP)
USD 5,381,235.00 (WTA)
9-22 MARCH 2015

RESULTS – MARCH 21, 2015
Men’s
Singles – Semifinals
[1] N. Djokovic (SRB) d [4] A. Murray (GBR) 62 63
[2] R. Federer (SUI) d [6] M. Raonic (CAN) 75 64

Men’s
Doubles – Finals
[8] V. Pospisil (CAN) / J. Sock (USA) d S. Bolelli (ITA) / F. Fognini (ITA) 64 67(3) 10-7

Women’s
Doubles – Finals
[1] M. Hingis (SUI) / S. Mirza (IND) d [2] E. Makarova (RUS) / E. Vesnina (RUS) 63 64

ORDER OF PLAY – SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 2015
STADIUM 1 start 11:00 am
WTA – SINGLES FINAL – [3] S. Halep (ROU) vs [18] J. Jankovic (SRB)

Not Before 1:00 pm
ATP – SINGLES FINAL – [1] N. Djokovic (SRB) vs [2] R. Federer (SUI)

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BNP PARIBAS OPEN – INDIAN WELLS, USA
USD 5,381,235.00 (ATP)
USD 5,381,235.00 (WTA)
9-22 MARCH 2015

RESULTS – MARCH 20, 2015
Men’s
Singles – Quarterfinals
[2] R. Federer (SUI) d [9] T. Berdych (CZE) 64 60
[6] M. Raonic (CAN) d [3] R. Nadal (ESP) 46 76(10) 75

Men’s
Doubles – Semifinals
[8] V. Pospisil (CAN) / J. Sock (USA) d M. Matkowski (POL) / N. Zimonjic (SRB) 64 36 10-6

Women’s
Singles – Semifinals
[3] S. Halep (ROU) d [1] [WC] S. Williams (USA) walkover
[18] J. Jankovic (SRB) d [24] S. Lisicki (GER) 36 63 61

ORDER OF PLAY – SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2015
STADIUM 1 start 11:00 am
ATP – [1] N. Djokovic (SRB) vs [4] A. Murray (GBR)
ATP – [6] M. Raonic (CAN) vs [2] R. Federer (SUI)
WTA – DOUBLES FINAL – [1] M. Hingis (SUI) / S. Mirza (IND) vs [2] E. Makarova (RUS) / E. Vesnina (RUS)

Not Before 4:30 pm
ATP DOUBLES FINAL – [8] V. Pospisil (CAN) / J. Sock (USA) vs S. Bolelli (ITA) / F. Fognini (ITA)

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BNP PARIBAS OPEN – INDIAN WELLS, USA
USD 5,381,235.00 (ATP)
USD 5,381,235.00 (WTA)
9-22 MARCH 2015

RESULTS – MARCH 19, 2015
Men’s
Singles – Quarterfinals
[1] N. Djokovic (SRB) d [32] B. Tomic (AUS) walkover
[4] A. Murray (GBR) d [12] F. Lopez (ESP) 63 64

Men’s
Doubles – Semifinals
S. Bolelli (ITA) / F. Fognini (ITA) d [2] I. Dodig (CRO) / M. Melo (BRA) 64 63
Quarterfinals
[8] V. Pospisil (CAN) / J. Sock (USA) d [1] B. Bryan (USA) / M. Bryan (USA) 64 64

Women’s
Singles – Quarterfinals
[24] S. Lisicki (GER) d [15] F. Pennetta (ITA) 64 67(3) 76(4)
[18] J. Jankovic (SRB) d [Q] L. Tsurenko (UKR) 61 41 Retired

Women’s
Doubles – Semifinals
[1] M. Hingis (SUI) / S. Mirza (IND) d L. Raymond (USA) / S. Stosur (AUS) 60 64
[2] E. Makarova (RUS) / E. Vesnina (RUS) d K. Jans-Ignacik (POL) / A. Klepac (SLO) 64 61

ORDER OF PLAY – FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015
STADIUM 1 start 12:00 noon
ATP – [9] T. Berdych (CZE) vs [2] R. Federer (SUI)

Not Before 2:00 pm
ATP – [6] M. Raonic (CAN) vs [3] R. Nadal (ESP)
ATP – [8] V. Pospisil (CAN) / J. Sock (USA) vs M. Matkowski (POL) / N. Zimonjic (SRB)

Not Before 6:00 pm
[18] J. Jankovic (SRB) vs [24] S. Lisicki (GER)

Not Before 8:00 pm
WTA – [1] [WC] S. Williams (USA) vs [3] S. Halep (ROU)

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BNP PARIBAS OPEN – INDIAN WELLS, USA
USD 5,381,235.00 (ATP)
USD 5,381,235.00 (WTA)
9-22 MARCH 2015

RESULTS – MARCH 18, 2015
Men’s
Singles – Fourth Round
[1] N. Djokovic (SRB) d [18] J. Isner (USA) 64 76(5)
[2] R. Federer (SUI) d J. Sock (USA) 63 62
[3] R. Nadal (ESP) d [13] G. Simon (FRA) 62 64
[4] A. Murray (GBR) d A. Mannarino (FRA) 63 63
[12] F. Lopez (ESP) d [5] K. Nishikori (JPN) 64 76(2)
[6] M. Raonic (CAN) d [17] T. Robredo (ESP) 63 62
[9] T. Berdych (CZE) d [27] L. Rosol (CZE) 62 46 64
[32] B. Tomic (AUS) d [WC] T. Kokkinakis (AUS) 64 46 64

Men’s
Doubles – Quarterfinals
M. Matkowski (POL) / N. Zimonjic (SRB) d D. Inglot (GBR) / F. Mergea (ROU) 46 63 10-3
S. Bolelli (ITA) / F. Fognini (ITA) d P. Carreno Busta (ESP) / R. Nadal (ESP) 61 36 10-4

Women’s
Singles – Quarterfinals
[1] [WC] S. Williams (USA) d [27] T. Bacsinszky (SUI) 75 63
[3] S. Halep (ROU) d [12] C. Suárez Navarro (ESP) 57 61 61

Women’s
Doubles – Quarterfinals
[2] E. Makarova (RUS) / E. Vesnina (RUS) d [7] C. Garcia (FRA) / K. Srebotnik (SLO) 75 64
K. Jans-Ignacik (POL) / A. Klepac (SLO) d S. Lisicki (GER) / A. Petkovic (GER) 76(5) 76(7)

ORDER OF PLAY – THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015
STADIUM 1 start 11:00 am
WTA – [Q] L. Tsurenko (UKR) vs [18] J. Jankovic (SRB)

Not Before 1:00 pm
ATP – [4] A. Murray (GBR) vs [12] F. Lopez (ESP)
ATP – [1] B. Bryan (USA) / M. Bryan (USA) vs [8] V. Pospisil (CAN) / J. Sock (USA)

Not Before 5:00 pm
WTA – [24] S. Lisicki (GER) vs [15] F. Pennetta (ITA)

Not Before 7:00 pm
ATP – [1] N. Djokovic (SRB) vs [32] B. Tomic (AUS)
WTA – [1] M. Hingis (SUI) / S. Mirza (IND) vs L. Raymond (USA) / S. Stosur (AUS)

STADIUM 2 start 3:00 pm
ATP – S. Bolelli (ITA) / F. Fognini (ITA) vs [2] I. Dodig (CRO) / M. Melo (BRA)
WTA – K. Jans-Ignacik (POL) / A. Klepac (SLO) vs [2] E. Makarova (RUS) / E. Vesnina (RUS)

STADIUM 4 start 11:00 am
IWTG Womens 3.5 Championships – G. Baraniak (USA) vs A. Rose (USA)
IWTG Men’s 3.5 Championships – W. Baraniak (USA) vs F. Sauve (CAN)
IWTG Men’s 4.0 Championships – N. Miljkovic (USA) vs D. Tkac (USA)
IWTG Men’s 5.0 Championships – J. Rojas (USA) vs J. Rosser (USA)

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