Angelique Kerber, of Germany, returns to Kiki Bertens during their match at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 27, 2016, in Key Biscayne, Fla. Kerber won the match after Bertens retired in the third set. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Lynne Sladky
March 27, 2016

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) Tomas Berdych erased all 10 break points he faced and defeated American Steve Johnson 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-3 Sunday at the Miami Open.

Berdych, seeded No. 7, was the tournament runner-up in 2010. Johnson, seeded 31st, fell to 0-13 against top-10 opponents.

No. 14 Dominic Thiem beat qualifier Yoshihito Nishioka 6-2, 6-2, and No. 15 David Goffin eliminated No. 19 Viktor Troicki 6-1, 6-1.

In women's play, No. 2 Angelique Kerber rallied past qualifier Kiki Bertens, who retired trailing 1-6, 6-2, 3-0.

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