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Victoria Azarenka advances to second round of Miami Open

Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, returns to Silvia Soler-Espinosa at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Two-time Miami Open champion Victoria Azarenka easily advanced to the second round Wednesday, beating Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain 6-1, 6-3.

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Nationals ace Scherzer looks ready for opener, fans 9 Cards

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer works in the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Max Scherzer looked amply ready to start on opening day for Washington, striking out nine in six shutout innings during the Nationals’ 1-0 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday.

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Gibson strikes out 7 in Twins’ loss to Rays

Tampa Bay Rays' Desmond Jennings, left, is forced out by Minnesota Twins shortstop Eduardo Escobar, right, in the fourth inning during an exhibition spring training baseball game, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Gibson struck seven in six strong innings for the Minnesota Twins in a 2-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.

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Serena Williams hoping to play at Miami Open

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Less than one week after Serena Williams withdrew from her Indian Wells semifinal with a knee injury, the two-time Miami Open defending champion said on Wednesday she’s hoping to be fit to play on Friday night.

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Norris strong for Blue Jays in 5-2 win over Orioles

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Looking to cement a spot in the Toronto rotation, Daniel Norris allowed one run in six impressive innings as the Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Wednesday.

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