By Amy Fetherolf
(March 24, 2013) MIAMI — World No. 18 Tommy Haas beat World No. 22 Alexandr Dolgopolov, 6-3, 6-2, in just an hour and 17 minutes to advance to the fourth round in Miami.
Haas was broken to start the match, but he rattled off five straight games, breaking back and securing the break necessary to take the first set.
Haas broke Dolgopolov straight away in the second set, and never let go of the advantage. He saved three break points to hold serve in the sixth game of the set for a 4-2 lead. From that point on, Haas cruised through the rest of the match, securing a double break, and closing the match out with three aces (two of which were second serve aces).
Haas hit 13 aces, 21 winners, and 17 unforced errors to Dolgopolov’s four aces, 16 winners, and 24 unforced errors in the tennis match.
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