(Miami) Canada’s Bianca Andreescu reached the round of 16 at the Miami Open on Sunday, losing 6-4, 6-4 to Sofia Kenin of the United States.
The 22-year-old Ontarian got the job done in an hour and 34 minutes, leading 3-1 for breaks and 7-1 for aces.
Ranked 31st in the WTA, Andreescu reached the round of 16 in Miami for the third time in as many tournament appearances.
Andreescu will face Ekaterina Alexandrova, 18th headliner, on Monday evening.
The 28-year-old Russian dismissed ninth-seeded Belinda Bencic.
Olympic gold medalist in Tokyo, Bencic was beaten 7-6(8), 6-3.
Alexandrova saved four set points in the first set en route to her 10th career win against a top-10 player.
Andreescu won the US Open in 2019.
She and Alexandrova have never crossed swords.
On the men’s side, Denis Shapovalov of Ontario lost 6-4, 6-4 to 10th-seeded Taylor Fritz of the United States.
Shapovalov had 12 aces, but he ran for his loss by committing seven double faults.
Favorite Carlos Alcaraz faces Dusan Lujovic of Serbia.
World No. 2 Aryna Sabalenka will star in the evening, opposite Czech Marie Bouzkova.
Monday afternoon, Leylah Fernandez will play doubles with Taylor Townsend, against Beatriz Hadda Maia and Giuliana Olmos.