Wang Qiang ousts compatriot Wang Yafan to reach Miami QF
Created: 2019-03-26 15:15:00

No.18 seed Wang Qiang reached the quarterfinals of the Miami Open for the first time in her career with a straight sets victory over Wang Yafan.

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WTA STAFF
March 26, 2019
MIAMI, FL, USA - The all-Chinese clash at the Miami Open on Monday went the way of the nation's top player Wang Qiang.
The No.18 seed downed unseeded Wang Yafan in straight sets, 7-5, 6-4, to reach the last eight at the Miami Open for the first time.
The World No.18 advances to the quarterfinals at a Premier Mandatory event for the second time in her career, having reached the final four on home soil at the China Open last fall.
Wang Qiang continued her mastery of her compatriot with the victory, sealing a sixth win in seven career matches against Wang Yafan, and broke her 24-year-old compatriot twice in each set to earn victory.
Reprinted from WTA.