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Patna : Top seed Karolina Pliskova, 29, Czech Republic; 3rd seed Barbora Krejcikova, 25, Czech Republic, 10th seed Angelique, 33, Germany; and 15th seed Cori Gauff, 17, USA, reached the women’s singles 3rd round of Indian Wells Masters at Indian Wells, California, USA, on October 10, 2021.
World No 3 Karolina Pliskova beat qualifier & World No 106 Magdalena Frech, 23, Poland, in straight sets 7-5, 6-2 in 2nd round.Karolina won 5 break points in the match to 2 by Frech. the Czech won 4 games in a during the match to 2 by the Pole. Karolina also fired 6 Aces during the match to 1 by Frech. But, Karolina, however, also committed 6 double faults during the match to 1 by the Pole.
World No 5 Barbora Krejcikova, the reigning French Open champion, beat World No 108 Zarina Diyas, 27, Kazakhstan, in three -sets 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 in 2nd round firing 7 Aces during the match. Barbora won 7 break points during the match to 5 by Zarina. Both the players won 5 games each in a row during the match. Barbora committed 4 double faults during the match to 7 by Zarina.
World No 15 Angelique Kerber, the winner of three Grand Slam titles, defeated World No 53 Katerina Siniakova, 25, Czech Republic, in three-sets 6-1, 6-7, 7-5 in 2nd round. Kerber won 9 break points during the match to 6 by Siniakova. The German won 7 games in a row during the match to 3 by Siniakova.
World No 19 Cori Gauff beat World No 59 Caroline Garcia, 27, France, in three-sets 6-3, 6-7, 6-1 in 2nd round. Gauff won 5 break points during the match to 2 by Garcia. Gauff fired 12 Aces during the match to just 2 by Garcia. Bothe the players won 3 games each in a row.