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    Abrupt End: Magda Linette’s Quick Exit in Miami

    Magda Linette’s journey in the Miami competition met an unexpected halt as she succumbed to defeat in the first round of the WTA 1000 tournament. The Polish tennis player faced a tough challenge from Ukrainian player Lesia Tsurenko, ultimately losing 6-2, 1-6, 4-6.

    Magda Linette, the first Polish player at the WTA 1000 tournament in Miami, faced a tough challenge against Lesia Tsurenko in her opening match. Despite an initial breakthrough by Linette, Tsurenko showcased relentless aggression, capitalizing on her opponent’s errors to secure crucial breaks and gain a lead of 4-2 in the first set. 

    Linette managed to maintain her composure, eventually clinching the set 6-2. However, the momentum shifted in the second set as Linette appeared more passive, allowing Tsurenko to dominate and take the set convincingly at 6-1.

    In the decisive third set, Linette fought fiercely to regain control, showing glimpses of her potential with a spectacular break in the third game. Yet, Tsurenko’s resilience proved too much to overcome as she secured a 6-4 victory, ultimately advancing to the second round of the tournament. 

    Magda Linette – Lesia Tsurenko 1-2 (6-2, 1-6, 4-6)

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