Result: Angelique Kerber knocks out Peng Shuai in Miami Masters second round

Angelique Kerber in action against Alisa Kleybanova during the Western & Southern Open on August 14, 2013
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Angelique Kerber beats Peng Shuai in three sets to reach the third round of the Miami Masters.

Angelique Kerber's Miami Masters managed to salvage her Miami Masters campaign by securing a 6-3 1-6 7-6(5) victory over Peng Shuai in the second round of the tournament.

The opening set was a tight affair between the competitors, with both Kerber and Peng grabbing a break before Kerber managed to push on and take the lead.

However, it was a different story in the second set as Peng dominated the court and managed to seal three out of four break points, while the number five seed struggled to create a break advantage of her own.

In the deciding set, Peng was able to grab an early break and hold her serve in order to maintain dominance, but Kerber launched a fightback to draw games level on 5-5.

The set resulted in a tie-break, which Kerber was able to see out and grab a place in the next phase of the tournament.

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