Reuters - By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Second seed Maria Sharapova suffered a shock 7-6(4) 6-3 defeat to compatriot and wildcard Daria Gavrilova in the second round of the Miami Open on Thursday. Sharapo…

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  • Azarenka through at Miami to face Jankovic
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  • CiCi Bellis earns 6-2, 6-2 win at Miami Open
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