At this point, if Maria Sharapova is matched up with Serena Williams at a tournament, bet on Serena. Williams beat Sharapova for the 15th consecutive time Thursday, rallying in both sets to win in straight sets 6-4, 6-3 in the Sony Open semifinals.
Li Na became the first Chinese woman to reach the Key Biscayne semifinals when she beat Caroline Wozniacki 7-5, 7-5 Wednesday at the Sony Open.
Two-time Key Biscayne champion Andy Murray advanced to the fourth round at the Sony Open by beating familiar foil Feliciano Lopez 6-4, 6-1 Sunday.
Li Na overcame three set points Sunday to rally past American Madison Keys 7-6 (3), 6-3 and reach the fourth round at the Sony Open.
American CoCo Vandeweghe earned a shot at Serena Williams in the fourth round of the Sony Open by winning a match that ended at 2:29 a.m. Sunday.
One point from victory, Maria Sharapova chased after a shot in the corner but couldn’t reach it, so she had to keep playing.
Serena Williams overcame some sloppy play Saturday to reach the fourth round at the Sony Open by beating Caroline Garcia 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.
Stanislas Wawrinka won his opening match Saturday at the Sony Open, beating Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-0, 3-6, 6-3.
Trailing in the first set of her first match at the Sony Open, Serena Williams grunted with every shot and screamed with every point she won.
Fifth-seeded Angelique Kerber eked out a victory in her opening match Thursday at the Sony Open, beating Peng Shuai 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (5).