Zheng beats Begu for third-round spot in Miami

23rd seed Zheng Qinwen opened her 2023 Miami Open campaign with a 2-6, 6-1, 6-1 win over Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu on Thursday and advanced to

the third round.

"At beginning, I was not really into the match. But in the second set, I started to feel better and started to find a little more rhythm. I think I did pretty well in the second and third set. In the end, I'm really happy to win this match because it was really difficult for me after a break," said the 23-year-old Chinese.

Zheng will face Liudmila Samsonova of Russia in the next round.