Boulter & Norrie by way of in Miami

Boulter is the world quantity 319

Nice Britain’s Katie Boulter and Cameron Norrie produced very good comebacks to achieve the second spherical of the Miami Open.

British quantity two Boulter got here from a set all the way down to beat Czech world quantity 78 Kristyna Pliskova 4-6 6-3 6-3.

Norrie, the world quantity 56, recovered from a 5-1 third-set deficit to beat Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka 6-1 3-6 7-5.

The 25-year-old received six straight video games to seal victory and arrange a gathering with ninth seed Grigor Dimitrov.

Boulter will subsequent face Belgium’s world quantity 17 Elise Mertens after seeing off Pliskova in a match the place each gamers struggled to carry their service video games.

Having misplaced the primary set, Boulter, who suffered a first-round exit in Monterrey final week, started her fightback with a break to maneuver 4-1 forward halfway by way of the second set and drive a decider.

The 24-year-old then compelled an early break within the decisive set and took a fourth match level as Pliskova floundered after a run of double faults.

Heather Watson couldn’t add to the British success on Wednesday, shedding 6-4 6-1 to Serbia’s world quantity 95 Nina Stojanovic.

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