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Patna : Qualifier & World No 115 Beatriz Haddad Maia, 25, Brazil, stunned top seed Karolina Pliskova, 29, Czech Republic, in women’s singles 3rd round of Indian Wells Masters at Indian Wells, California, USA, on October 12, 2021. Beatriz upset World No 3 Karolina in straight sets 6-3, 7-5 to advance to Round of 16 of the tournament.

Beatriz won 8 break points in the match to 5 by Karolina. The Brazilian also won 4 games in a row during the match to 2 by the Czech. Karolina committed 12 double faults during the match to 4 by Beatriz. Karolina though fired 5 Sces in the match to 2 by the Brazilian. Beatriz will face World No 20 Annet Kontaveit, 25, Estonia, in Round of 16 on October 13, 2021.