Maria moved into the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at
Indian Wells after she recorded a 6-2 6-1 victory over Francesca
Schiavone of Italy. The match against the former Roland Garros
champion lasted 62 minutes.
The first set took 34 minutes as Maria won all three of her break
points against the Italian. Maria dropped her serve once in the
second game but lost only one more game in the set.
Maria's form continued in the second set as she dropped only one
more game to book her spot in the third round as the set lasted 28
In Sunday's third round match, Maria will play No.25 seed Carla
Suarez Navarro of Spain. Maria has never played the Spaniard