Elena Rybakina is on the brink of becoming the fifth woman to achieve the ‘Sunshine Double,’ having won the events in Indian Wells and Miami back-to-back. The Kazakhstani player defeated Elise Mertens 6-4 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals of the Miami Open, where she will face Italy’s Martina Trevisan.
Rybakina showcased her impressive skills and remained focused on her goal of achieving the rare feat of the ‘Sunshine Double.’
Meanwhile, American tennis player Jessica Pegula is making the most of home advantage at the Miami Open. She defeated Magda Linette 6-1 7-5 in the fourth round and will face Anastasia Potapova in the quarter-finals.
Pegula, who lives just 30 minutes north of Hard Rock Stadium and drives to the venue every day, was 5-2 down in the second set before staging a remarkable comeback, winning five successive games to clinch victory. As the tournament progresses, tennis fans eagerly await more exciting matches and see if Rybakina can accomplish the rare ‘Sunshine Double’ achievement.