Miami Open: Nadal, Nishikori advance to round three

25 Mar 2017 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
2017 Miami Masters - Updates!

In a quest to win his first title of the year, Rafael Nadal advanced into the third round of the 2017 Miami Open. He defeated Israel's Dudi Sela 6-3, 6-3.

He will face 31st ranked German's Philipp Kohlschreiber in the third round.

Japan's Kei Nishikori defeated South African Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-3 in the second round to face Fernando Verdasco in the next round.

In context: 2017 Miami Masters - Updates!

AboutMiami Masters

The Miami Open is an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event for the men's tour and a Premier Mandatory event for the women's tour played annually on the hard courts in Florida. It was first played in 1985.

With six wins, Andre Agassi and Novak Djokovic are tied with most men's titles to their names, whereas Serena Williams has eight women's titles.

2017 Miami Open schedule

The 32nd edition of the Miami Open would be played from 20 March to 2 April at Tennis Center at Crandon Park in Key Biscayne, Florida. Both men's and women's defending title holders have pulled out of the tournament.
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25 Mar 2017Miami Open: Nadal, Nishikori advance to round three

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