NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis event (all occasions native):
Emma Raducanu continues to roll at the U.S. Open, utilizing a straight-sets victory to advance to the fourth spherical.
Raducanu beat Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-0, 6-1 to arrange a possible date with top-seeded Ash Barty. Barty was scheduled to play Saturday evening towards Shelby Rogers.
Raducanu, who was born in Canada and represents Britain, is into the fourth spherical at the U.S. Open after attending to Week 2 of Wimbledon in her main debut at age 18.
Raducanu has received all 12 units she has performed in New York, with three wins in qualifying and three in the primary draw.
She had 29 winners towards Tormo.
Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Belinda Bencic and French Open semifinalist Maria Sakkari are again within the fourth spherical at Flushing Meadows after straight-set victories.
The Eleventh-seeded Bencic eradicated No. 23 Jessica Pegula 6-2, 6-4 in a rematch from the Summer Games.
Bencic was a semifinalist at the 2019 U.S. Open for her finest Grand Slam displaying.
The Seventeenth-seeded Sakkari collected her eighth victory this season towards an opponent ranked within the prime 20 by defeating two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-4, 6-3.
Sakkari hit 9 aces, was by no means damaged and has made it to Week 2 at the U.S. Open for the second yr in a row.
Kvitova completed with greater than twice as many unforced errors, 34-16.
Bianca Andreescu is now 10-0 for her U.S. Open profession and again within the fourth spherical of the event she received in 2019.
The sixth-seeded Canadian had little hassle advancing with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over 104th-ranked Greet Minnen of Belgium. Minnen bought into the sphere as a “fortunate loser” — somebody who misplaced in qualifying however moved into the primary draw when one other participant withdrew.
Minnen has by no means overwhelmed a top-10 participant and by no means had a lot of an opportunity on this one. It took barely greater than an hour as Andreescu delivered 21 winners and made simply 11 unforced errors, whereas saving all 4 break factors she confronted.
Andreescu beat Serena Williams within the ultimate in New York two years in the past in her U.S. Open debut at age 19. Andreescu then missed final yr’s journey to Flushing Meadows with one among a sequence of accidents which have interrupted her still-young profession.
Next for her will likely be a match towards both two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova or Seventeenth-seeded Maria Sakkari.
Novak Djokovic will attempt to keep away from a current run of upsets at Flushing Meadows and enhance to 24-0 in Grand Slam matches this season when he takes on Kei Nishikori in Arthur Ashe Stadium to focus on third-round motion.
Djokovic has received his previous 16 matches towards 2014 U.S. Open runner-up Nishikori.
Djokovic is trying to finish the primary calendar-year Grand Slam in males’s tennis since Rod Laver received all 4 main championships in 1969.
Also on Saturday’s schedule on a sunny day: 2019 U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu. She is dealing with Greet Minnen at Louis Armstrong Stadium.
No. 1 Ash Barty and Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Alexander Zverev are on account of play in Arthur Ashe Stadium at evening.
Defending champion Naomi Osaka and two main males’s seeds — No. 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas and No. 5 Andrey Rublev — all misplaced Friday.
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