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

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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