Victoria Azarenka advanced to the semifinals of the tennis tournament «Miami Open», defeating Czech Karolina Pliskova 7:5, 6:3.
In the semifinals, the former first racket of the world will play American Sloane Stephens, defeating the German Angelik Kerber 6:1, 6:2.
In the other two quarter-finals are:
Elena Ostapenko (Latvia ) — Elina Svitolina (Ukraine)
Venus Williams (USA) — Danielle rose Collins (USA).