Poulter faces Mertens in the second round of the Miami Championship
British Katie Poulter defeated Czech Kristina Pliskova in the first round in the Miami Championship.
However It is one of the thousand point tournaments،To hit a date with the Belgian Elise Mertens.
Poulter, ranked 319 in the world among professional tennis players, beat her Czech rival 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.
To advance to the second round of the American championship, where she will face Mertens.
However Mertens is ranked 17th in the world and the 16th candidate for the title.
In turn, Czech Teresa Martinkova defeated Kazakh Yaroslav Shvidova 6-4, 6-2.