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Emma Raducanu continued to make encouraging progress at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells as she reached the third round there for the first time with a tight 7-6 (3), 6-2 victory over Magda Linette of Poland, the 20th seed.
Her fourth win of the season marked the first time since September that Raducanu had won consecutive matches. Linette, the world No 21, is also the Briton’s highest ranked victim since her US Open win in September 2021.
Written by Tumaini Carayol
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