Miami Open: Navarro downs Petkovic to reach final

Shukriya Pakistan

MIAMI: Carla Suarez Navarro defeated Andrea Petkovic 6-3 6-3 to reach the final of the Miami Open, reports.

Carla Suarez Navarro will take on Serena Williams who edged past Simona Halep 6-2 4-6 7-5.

Navarro played brilliantly and just gave away only 12 points on her serve in the the entire match while she never faced a break point.

Petkovic lost her first set of the tournament this year as she was broken twice in the first set.

Navarro grabbed the decisive break point in sixth game of the second set when Petkovic drove a forehand into the net to fall behind 4-2.

The Spaniard then held serve to close win the match in 87 minutes.