American wild-card invitee Alison Riske upset seventh-seeded Petra Kvitova at the U.S. Open to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time, while No. 2 Victoria Azarenka needed three sets to advance.
American wild card Alison Riske upset seventh-seeded Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-0 at the U.S. Open in New York, reaching the fourth round of a Grand Slam tennis tournament for the first time in her career.
Sisters Serena and Venus Williams lost a total of four games in rolling to first-round wins at the U.S. Open tennis championship, where rain pushed five-time champion Roger Federer’s opening match back a day.
Rafael Nadal lost three games in cruising into the third round at the U.S. Open tennis championship, while John Isner pulled out a four-set win to remain the last seeded American left in the men’s draw.
Martina Navratilova looks at Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and she sees a little bit of herself. That’s not bad when the observer has won the grass- court Grand Slam tournament in London a record nine times.
Rafael Nadal lost three games in advancing to the third round of tennis’s U.S. Open, where five- time winner Roger Federer and defending champion Serena Williams also won second-round matches in straight sets.