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Former Champion Radwanska Wins Opening Match At Miami Open

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KEY BISCAYNE (CBSMiami/AP) — The matches are coming fast and furious as the Miami Open continues to get going.

Former champion Agnieszka Radwanska won her opening match at the Crandon Park on Thursday, beating Anna Schmiedlova 6-4, 7-5.

Radwanska, the 2012 champion, has advanced to at least the quarterfinals each of the past five years. She's seeded seventh, and all seeded players had first-round byes.

No. 9 Andrea Petkovic beat American Christina McHale 6-2, 6-2. No. 2 Maria Sharapova and No. 16 Venus Williams were scheduled to play their opening matches later Thursday.

On the men's side, American Steve Johnson lost to Mikhail Kukushkin 6-4, 3-6, 6-2. Marcos Baghdatis lost to Simone Bolelli 6-2, 6-2.

Martin Klizan won and will face No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the second round Saturday night.

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