Maria is through to the third round of the Mutua Madrid Open after a 6-1 6-2 win over Mariana Duque Mariño of Colombia. The match lasted 73 minutes as Maria scored her second win over the Colombian.
The first lasted 34 minutes as Maria broke three times throughout the set to take the set 6-1. Maria had 14 winner’s to her opponents 1 winner.
Maria continued her form in the second set as she continued to hold all of her service games and broke the Colombian’s serve twice to book her spot in the last 16.
In Wednesday’s third round match, Maria will play Caroline Garcia of France. This match will begin at 11.00 AM local time on Manolo Santana Court. Maria has played the 21-year-old three times before and leads the series 3-0. Here are the matches they have played against each other:
2011 French Open R2: Maria won 3-6 6-4 6-0
2013 Doha R2: Maria won 6-3 6-2
2014 Brisbane R1: Maria won 6-3 6-0