Wozniacki cruises in Miami

Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki was an
easy second-round victor Thursday at the $5.3 million Miami Open.

The fourth-seeded 2014 U.S. Open runner-up routed American Madison Brengle
6-0, 6-1 in 56 minutes on the hardcourts at Crandon Park.

Up next for Wozniacki will be Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi, who doused 28th-seeded
American Varvara Lepchenko 6-2, 6-4.

Meanwhile, seventh-seeded 2012 Miami champ Agnieszka Radwanska handled Slovak
Anna Schmiedlova 6-4, 7-5 and ninth-seeded German Andrea Petkovic rolled past
American Christina McHale 6-2, 6-2.

Also, 12th-seeded Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro handled Swiss Stefanie Voegele
6-3, 6-1 and 14th-seeded rising Czech star Karolina Pliskova overcame German
Annika Beck 2-6, 6-3, 6-4.

In other action involving seeds, little-known Spaniard Paula Badosa Gibert
ousted No. 18 Chinese Peng Shuai 6-1, 7-5; France’s Kristina Mladenovic took
out No. 19 Czech Barbora Zahlavova Strycova 7-5, 6-2; No. 22 Frenchwoman Alize
Cornet eliminated Russian Elena Vesnina 6-4, 6-1; and No. 31 Romanian
Irina-Camelia Begu overcame Czech Tereza Smitkova 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.

The 2015 Miami champion will earn $900,400.