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Emma Raducanu through to Indian Wells third round after straight-sets win over Magda Linette | Tennis News

Emma Raducanu is through to the third round of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells after coming back to beat Polish 20th seed Magda Linette in straight sets 7-6 (7-3) 6-2. Raducanu had trailed 4-1 in the first set before breaking back and then taking her opponent to a tie break, which she claimed 7-3. The second set was far more straightforward, with Raducanu herself opening up a 4-1 advantage after an early break and hanging on to that advantage to breeze through to the third round. The 2021 US Open champion will next face either 13th-seeded Brazilian Beatriz Haddad Maia or Czech Katerina Siniakova in the third round. Raducanu is competing in her first tournament since losing to Coco Gauff in the second round of the Australian Open in January, with the 20-year-old’s par...