Muguruza outlasts US teen Gauff for third round place in Rome

Spain’s Garbine Muguruza advanced to the third round of the WTA Premier event in Rome on Thursday after prevailing 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 6-3 against 16-year-old American Coco Gauff.Muguruza conceded a 3-1 lead with a double fault in the first set but the 2016 French Open champion rallied to break back immediately and eventually forced a tie-break.The Spanish world number 17 then reeled off four straight points to edge a hard-fought first frame.Gauff raced through the second set but the teenager dropped serve in the third to trail 4-2. A netted return after another error-strewn service game at 5-3 ha…

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