Alija Rosolska and Erin Roudlif have another match in the doubles section of the WTA 1000 tournament in Miami. The Polish woman and New Zealand knocked out the finalists of the recent tournament in Indian Wells, US Asia Mohammed and Japanese Ena Shibahara.
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This year, Alija Rosolska and Erin Rudlif reached the final in St. Petersburg, the semifinals in Adelaide and the quarter-finals in Doha. They also perform well in Miami. They began with the removal of the Romanians by Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu. On Monday, the Polish woman and New Zealand defeated Asia Mohammed and Aina Shibahara 6: 4, 3: 6, 10-6.
In the first set, Rosolska and Rautlif took the break point at 4: 3 and did not give up the advantage. The second volume also had a turning point. Mohammed and Shibahara scored 2-0. At the Super Die Break, Polka and New Zealand jumped 5-1 and did not give up. They led 9-3 and finished the game 9-6 after the fourth match.
In the 96th minute, Rosolska and Roudlif scored five break points, while their opponents scored seven points. There was a turning point for both couples. Muhammad and Shibahara scored one point more (64-63).
Shibahara and Mohammad advanced to the final of the recent Indian Wells tournament. Last season, the Japanese won the title in Miami along with his teammate Shuko Ioma.
Rosolska and Routledge will face a big challenge in the quarterfinals. The Polish and New Zealand players will play against top-ranked Veronica Gutermevova and Belgium’s Ellis Mertens. This year, the pair, who won the title in Dubai, recorded the final in Doha.
Miami OpenMiami (United States)
WTA 1000, Hart Court (LeCold), $ 8.584 million prize money
Monday, March 28th
Doubles second round:
Alija Rosolska (Poland) / Erin Rudlif (New Zealand) – Asia Muhammad (USA) / Ena Shibahara (Japan) 6: 4, 3: 6, 10-6
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