In pictures: Rain delays day three of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship

Top seed Angelique Kerber avoided the upsets at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday by beating wild card Mona Barthel 6-4 6-3 in their second-round encounter.
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General view of the Centre Court being dried with towels and blowers during rain delay on day three of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 21, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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General view of the Centre Court being dried with towels and blowers during rain delay on day three of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 21, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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General view of a floodlight during day three of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 21, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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General view of the Centre Court during rain delay on day three of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 21, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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General view of the Centre Court being dried with towels and blowers during rain delay on day three of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 21, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Angelique Kerber of Germany plays forehand during her match against Mona Barthel of Germany on day three of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 21, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Angelique Kerber of Germany shows her frustration during match against Mona Barthel of Germany on day three of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 21, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Ekaterina Makarova of Russia plays backhand against Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia on day three of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 21, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia in action against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia on day three of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 21, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland plays forehand against Elise Mertens of Belgium during day three of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 21, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Elina Svitolina of Ukraine plays forehand against Saisai Zheng of China during day three of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 21, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia celebrates a point against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia on day three of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on February 21, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)