- Associated Press - Sunday, March 27, 2011

KEY BISCAYNE, FLA. (AP) - Novak Djokovic has extended his winning streak to 22 consecutive matches by beating wild card James Blake 6-2, 6-0 in the third round at the Sony Ericsson Open.

Seeded second, Djokovic never faced a break point Sunday night and advanced in 52 minutes. He has lost three games in two matches, and his opponent in the round of 16 will be fellow Serb Viktor Troicki, who beat American Sam Querrey 7-6 (5), 3-6, 7-5.

Djokovic is 20-0 this year, the best record to begin a year since Ivan Lendl started 25-0 in 1986.

Djokovic also won two Davis Cup matches in December. He has won three tournaments this year and seeks his second title at Key Biscayne, where he won in 2007.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP’s earlier story is below.


At The Tennis Center at Crandon Park

Key Biscayne, Fla.

Purse: Men, $4.5 million (Masters 1000); Women, $4.5 million (Premier)

Surface: Hard-Outdoor



Third Round

Mardy Fish (14), United States, def. Richard Gasquet (17), France, 6-4, 6-3.

Kevin Anderson, South Africa, def. Pablo Andujar, Spain, 6-2, 6-3.

David Ferrer (6), Spain, def. Somdev Devvarman, India, 6-4, 6-2.

John Isner (30), United States, def. Alex Bogomolov Jr., United States, 6-2, 7-6 (4).

Marcel Granollers, Spain, def. Michael Llodra (23), France, 7-5, 3-6, 7-5.

Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina, def. Robin Soderling (4), Sweden, 6-3, 6-2.

Viktor Troicki (16), Serbia, def. Sam Querrey (19), United States, 7-6 (5), 3-6, 7-5.


Third Round

Ana Ivanovic (19), Serbia, def. Virginie Razzano, France, 2-6, 6-2, 3-0, retired.

Marion Bartoli (15), France, def. Ekaterina Makarova, Russia, 6-0, 6-2.

Francesca Schiavone (5), Italy, def. Lourdes Dominguez Lino, Spain, 6-4, 7-6 (2).

Agnieszka Radwanska (9), Poland, def. Maria Kirilenko (24), Russia, 7-6 (2), 6-3.

Kim Clijsters (2), Belgium, def. Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez (27), Spain, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.

Vera Zvonareva (3), Russia, def. Jarmila Groth (28), Australia, 7-6 (4), 6-2.

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (17), Russia, def. Petra Kvitova (12), Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-0.

Victoria Azarenka (8), Belarus, def. Dominika Cibulkova (25), Slovakia, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.



First Round

Robert Lindstedt, Sweden, and Horia Tecau (8), Romania, def. Simon Aspelin, Sweden, and Julian Knowle, Austria, 6-2, 6-2.

Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes (3), India, def. Eric Butorac, United States, and Jean-Julien Rojer, Netherlands Antilles, 6-2, 6-3.

Xavier Malisse, Belgium, and Jamie Murray, Britain, def. Yen-hsun Lu, Taiwan, and Florian Mayer, Germany, 7-6 (1), 6-4.

Bob and Mike Bryan (1), United States, def. Ryan Harrison and Jack Sock, United States, 6-1, 6-0.

Michael Llodra, France, and Nenad Zimonjic (6), Serbia, def. Juan Ignacio Chela and Juan Monaco, Argentina, 3-6, 6-1, 10-4 tiebreak.

Second Round

Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram, Israel, def. Marin Cilic and Ivan Ljubicic, Croatia, 6-3, 7-6 (5).


Second Round

Gisela Dulko, Argentina, and Flavia Pennetta (1), Italy, def. Julia Goerges, Germany, and Lisa Raymond, United States, 6-2, 6-4.

Liezel Huber, United States, and Nadia Petrova (3), Russia, def. Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, and Monica Niculescu, Romania, 7-5, 6-2.

Ana Ivanovic, Serbia, and Andrea Petkovic, Germany, def. Iveta Benesova and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (6), Czech Republic, 6-3, 5-7, 10-6 tiebreak.

Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia, and Agnieszka Radwanska, Poland, def. Sania Mirza, India, and Elena Vesnina, Russia, 6-4, 6-3.


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