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Serena Williams beats 15-year-old at Miami Open; Nadal loses

When the ball whizzed past Serena Williams for an ace late in Sunday's match, the subdued crowd suddenly erupted with a roar. Williams said she was tempted to join the applause. Everyone wanted to see her underage, underdog opponent do better. Fifteen-year-old Californian CiCi Bellis lasted only 41 minutes against Williams, losing 6-1, 6-1 in the third round at the Miami Open. "It wasn't like, 'Oh, I'm so happy to win this match,'" said Williams, 33. "It was tough. She's young and her being an American, you want to see people like her do well." While Williams moved a step closer to her eighth Key Biscayne title, Rafael Nadal again came up...