SHAPOVALOV STUNS TSONGA - Canadian youngster Denis Shapovalov upsets eighth-seeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4 6-4 7-6(3) to become the youngest player to enter the U.S. Open third round since American Donald Young in 2007.
#USOpen After Dark:After midnight, @katemakarova1 upsets No. 5 seed Wozniacki 6-2, 6-7, 6-1 to reach R3!https://t.co/nST4WoV7Pa pic.twitter.com/Au0fr6CqOQ — US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 31, 2017
The future is now!@denis_shapo scores a huge 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 win over No. 8 seed Tsonga to reach R3!https://t.co/NyrKK18sz4 #USOpen pic.twitter.com/ggLfsysqze — US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 31, 2017- Shapovalov struck 28 winners in the match lasting two hours and 11 minutes. SUAREZ NAVARRO OUSTS LUCIC-BARONI - Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro battled past Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 4-6 7-6(4) 6-2 in two hours and 19 minutes. STEPHENS BATTLES PAST CIBULKOVA - American Sloane Stephens outlasts Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova 6-2 5-7 6-3 to reach third round. CORIC KNOCKS ZVEREV OUT - Unseeded Croatian Borna Coric ends the campaign of fellow 20-year-old Alexander Zverev, winning 3-6 7-5 7-6(1) 7-6(4) in three hours and 26 minutes. The German fourth seed fires down 22 aces in the match but had seven double faults and 58 unforced errors. VENUS SECURES THIRD ROUND SPOT - Ninth seed Venus Williams records 32 winners on her way to a 7-5 6-4 second round win over France's Oceane Dodin.
No. 13 seed @Petra_Kvitova sails into R3 of the #USOpen, taking out Cornet 6-1, 6-2 in under an hour.https://t.co/Av2IFVhIMC pic.twitter.com/Go4Etc9efa — US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 31, 2017HOME FAVOURITE ISNER MOVES ON - Big-serving American John Isner fires 30 aces on his way to a 6-3 6-4 7-5 second-round victory over South Korea's Chung Hyeon. SHARAPOVA SURVIVES BABOS TEST - Former world number one Maria Sharapova overcame a slow start to book a place in the third round, beating Hungarian Timea Babos 6-7(4) 6-4 6-1.
.@ARadwanska secures a place in R2 as she defeats Martic 6-4, 7-6. Next up: Putintseva.#USOpen pic.twitter.com/hmkhc2dhiH — US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 30, 2017COMEBACK WIN FOR COCO - American CoCo Vandeweghe rallied from a set down to claim a 2-6 6-3 6-4 first-round victory over compatriot Alison Riske. - Vandeweghe, coached by 1987 Wimbledon champion Pat Cash, fired 31 winners to book a second-round meeting with Tunisia's Ons Jabeur. KUZNETSOVA BATTLES PAST VONDROUSOVA - Eighth-seeded Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova saved three match points before securing a 4-6 6-4 7-6(2) first-round victory over Czech Marketa Vondrousova.
.@delpotrojuan gets through his R1 #USOpen match in straight sets as he defeats Laaksonen 6-4, 7-6, 7-6!https://t.co/X3wavfd7j7 … pic.twitter.com/EET34mBkiR — US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 30, 2017- Del Potro, the 2009 winner, will meet Spaniard Adrian Menendez-Maceiras in the second round. WILDCARD FRITZ DUMPS BAGHDATIS - American wildcard Taylor Fritz beat Cyprus' Marcos Baghdatis 6-4 6-4 6-3 to claim his first grand slam victory. - The 19-year-old will meet sixth seed Dominic Thiem in the second round. FOGNINI BOWS OUT - Italian Stefano Travaglia beat 22nd seed Fabio Fognini 6-4 7-6(8) 3-6 6-0 in the first round. INJURED KYRGIOS KNOCKED OUT - Australian 14th seed Nick Kyrgios struggled with shoulder pain as he suffered a 6-3 1-6 6-4 6-1 first-round defeat to compatriot John Millman.
- "It's a victory but it's slightly hollow. On court he's a great sport, good guy off the court, I feel for him (Kyrgios)," Millman said after the match. "It's not been easy, I had groin surgery last year. I've played some good tennis at times since coming back but I'm still searching for consistency." DIMITROV ADVANCES - Seventh seed Grigor Dimitrov recorded 22 winners on his way to a 6-1 6-4 6-2 first-round victory over Czech Vaclav Safranek. - Cincinnati winner Dimitrov is one of the favourites for the title this fortnight but has failed to progress past the fourth round in six previous appearances at Flushing Meadows. MONFILS THROUGH TO ROUND TWO - Frenchman Gael Monfils, seeded 18, beat compatriot Jeremy Chardy 7-6(6) 6-3 6-4 to reach the second round.
"It's the story of my career. I'll have good weeks and bad weeks. It's a roller coaster."-Nick Kyrgios https://t.co/3J7KvcTVB3 #USOpen pic.twitter.com/HN6WTYO2V5 — US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 30, 2017
And that's match point! @Gael_Monfils advances with a 7-6(6), 6-3, 6-4 win vs Jeremy Chardy. #USOpen @MBUSA pic.twitter.com/ZZEB1csf9B — US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 30, 2017- Monfils, a semi-finalist last year, will meet American Donald Young in the next round. RODINA DOWNS CANADA'S BOUCHARD IN STRAIGHT SETS - Russian Evgeniya Rodina beat 2014 Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard of Canada 7-6(2) 6-1 at Arthur Ashe Stadium and will face fourth seed Elina Svitolina in round two.
Svitolina Survives!@ElinaSvitolina gets past a resilient Siniakova 6-0, 6-7, 6-3!#USOpen pic.twitter.com/mdcYEjz1Aw — US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 30, 2017- Svitolina went down a break in the decider but rallied to win 6-0 6-7(5) 6-3. NICULESCU UPSETS 14TH SEED MLADENOVIC - Romania's Monica Niculescu beat France's Kristina Mladenovic 6-3 6-2 in the first round. - American Jennifer Brady advanced to the second round after beating Germany's Andrea Petkovic 6-4 3-6 6-1 and her compatriot Nicole Gibbs defeating Veronica Cepede Royg of Paraguay 6-0 1-6 6-1. THIEM THROUGH TO ROUND TWO IN STRAIGHT SETS - Austria's Dominic Thiem, the men's sixth seed, made short work of Australian Alex de Minaur after their first-round match resumed on Wednesday. - Thiem, who was two sets and a game up in the third before play was halted on Tuesday, won 6-4 6-1 6-1 and will face either American Taylor Fritz or Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis in the next round