Emma Raducanu She beat Magda Linette 7-6 (3) 6-2 to reach the last 32 of the BNP Paribas Open.
Raducanu overcame his injury doubts and illness to beat Danka Kvinic in the opening match at Indian Wells and English First, he had to call in a physio after coming back from an early deficit.
Polish Linette, 21st WTA Ranking and 55 places higher than Raducanu, the player took the first timeout of the match 3-1 in the first set.
However, Raducanu fell from 4-1 to 4-4 before calling a physiotherapy lead 6-5.
As the opening set went into overtime, both players, somewhat awkwardly, lost their love serve.
Defeating Linette in her only previous match at the 2022 Korean Open, Raducanu won the tie-break 7-3 to gain an advantage in the 62nd minute on the field.
The odds really went up against Linette when Raducanu broke serve and took a 3-1 lead in the second set.
She comfortably closed her win over this year’s Australian Open semi-finalist and will now face either Katerina Siniakova from the Czech Republic or Brazil’s rival. Beatriz Haddad Maia in the last 32
Jack Draper England beat Daniel Evans 6-4 6-2 in the second round match.
It was a big win for Draper, 27 places below Evans in 29th on the ATP standings, and marks a rise in his wealth after illness and fitness issues in recent months.