Fill-in for Azarenka wins at Key Biscayne
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- An ankle injury forced two-time champion Victoria Azarenka to withdraw from the Sony Open on Friday, and Lauren Davis quickly went from lucky loser to lucky winner.
Given a spot in the draw when Azarenka pulled out, Davis took advantage of shaky play by Madison Keys in the decisive tiebreaker to win their second-round match 6-1, 5-7, 7-6 (7).
Davis trailed 6-3 in the tiebreaker and then saved three consecutive match points, all on unforced errors by Keys.
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