Second seed Maria Sharapova and fourth seed Caroline Wozniacki won their second round matches of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells 6-2 6-0, beating Gisela Dulko and Ekaterina Makarova respectively.
The 2006 champion Sharapova broke Dulko three times in each set en route to the victory. Simona Halep, who beat Petra Cetkovska 6-2 6-4, will be Sharapova’s opponent in the third round. They have never played each other so far.
Makarova, who played the quarterfinals of Australian Open this year, didn’t win a single service game in the quick loss to defending champion Wozniacki. Sofia Arvidsson, the 6-3 6-3 winner over Monica Niculescu, will be Wozniacki’s opponent in the third round. Arvidsson, 2-4 against Wozniacki in head-to-head, has recently won her second Memphis trophy. (photo: © Neal Trousdale)