Aryna Sabalenka is set to continue her rivalry with Barbora Krejcikova for the third consecutive tournament at the Miami Open. Sabalenka progressed to the last 16 after defeating Marie Bouzkova in straight sets.
Despite taking a medical timeout in her previous round against Shelby Rogers, Sabalenka looked back to full flow, pounding winners and showing ruthless serving skills. The two players have both expressed their excitement for their head-to-head battles and are ready to fight for a place in the quarter-finals.
Sabalenka had no trouble on her serve during her last match, not facing a single break point throughout the contest. She spoke about the challenge she expects to face against Krejcikova, stating that she needs to put a lot of pressure on her opponent to make her work for it. Krejcikova, a former world No. 2, is a great player, and Sabalenka knows that it will be a tough battle.
Sabalenka is now fully focused on her upcoming match against Krejcikova, and she knows that she needs to be aggressive on the court to win. With both players eyeing a spot in the quarter-finals, this match promises to be an exciting showdown between two talented players who know each other’s game very well.