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SportsAndreescu defeats Wozniacki to advance to fourth round at US Open

21:42  31 august  2019
21:42  31 august  2019 Source:   msn.com

Andreescu through to second round of US Open with 6-2, 6-4 win over Volynets

Andreescu through to second round of US Open with 6-2, 6-4 win over Volynets NEW YORK — Bianca Andreescu is through to the second round of the U.S. Open after posting a 6-2, 6-4 win over Katie Volynets on Tuesday. Playing in her first match since winning the Rogers Cup last month in Toronto, the 15th seed from Mississauga, Ont., broke Volynets four times on eight opportunities on won 81 per cent of first serve points. Andreescu didn't make it easy for herself at times wit 32 unforced errors, but Volynets, a 17-year-old American qualifier, managed to convert just one of her five break point chances. Andreescu will face the winner of a match between Kirsten Flipkens and Xiyu Wang. It was a busy day for Canadians in men's competition, with No.

Round 64. US Open . country. Jelena Ostapenko. In the third round , Andreescu will take on the winner of the Thursday night clash between American Danielle Collins and two-time US Open runner-up Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, who is seeded No.19 this year.

Serena Williams, chasing her 24th Grand Slam title to match Margaret Court's all-time record, advanced to the fourth round of the US Open on Friday by defeating Czech Karolina Muchova 6-3, 6-2.

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NEW YORK — Canada's Bianca Andreescu defeated former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-4, 6-4 in third-round play at the U.S. Open on Saturday.

The 19-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., needed one hour 33 minutes to defeat the No. 19 seeded Wozniacki.

Andreescu, the 15th seed at the final Grand Slam of the season, raced out to a 3-0 lead in the second set before Wozniacki stormed back to tie it.

Both players struggled to hold serve in the 51-minute second set that featured seven combined breaks. Andreescu took control by breaking Wozniacki for a 5-4 lead, then held serve to win it.

Canada's Andreescu advances to third round at US Open with win over Flipkens

Canada's Andreescu advances to third round at US Open with win over Flipkens Bianca Andreescu advanced to the third round of the U.S. Open with a 6-3, 7-5 win over Belgian veteran Kirsten Flipkens on Thursday. Andreescu, the No. 15 seed from Mississauga, Ont., won on her first match point when she completed a break of Flipkens with a powerful backhand. The 19-year-old Canadian is playing in her first tournament since winning the Rogers Cup earlier this month in Toronto. Andreescu had six aces to two for Flipkens, compared to two for Flipkens. The Canadian converted four of her 10 break point opportunities, and saved six of the seven break points she faced.

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Bianca Andreescu advanced to the third round of the U . S . Open with a 6-3, 7-5 win over Belgian veteran Kirsten Flipkens on Thursday. Andreescu next faces either former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki or American Danielle Collins. Later Thursday, Vancouver’s Vasek Pospisil faced Tennys

Andreescu improved to 39-4 on her remarkable season with the win. She also improved to 2-0 against Wozniacki.

Andreescu won their first career meeting in straight sets in a round-of-16 match at the season-opening tournament in Auckland, New Zealand.

The Canadian will face American Taylor Townsend in the fourth round. Townsend, who upset No. 4-seed Simona Halep on Thursday, defeated Sorana Cirstea earlier Saturday to advance to the round of 16.

Later Saturday, Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., played No. 13 seed Gael Monfils of France.

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MONTREAL — Bianca Andreescu's coach says the tentative plan is for the Canadian tennis star to return to action at the Beijing Open later this month. Sylvain Bruneau says the U.S. Open women's champ likely will play one tournament during the WTA Tour's Asian swing — with the Beijing Open, Sept. 28-Oct. 6 as the target. The Beijing Open is part of the sport's top level of events below Grand Slams like the U.S. Open — called a Premier Mandatory tournament. Bruneau says Andreescu also hopes to qualify for the season-ending WTA Finals, Oct. 27-Nov. 3 in Shenzhen, China. Andreescu, a 19-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., is fourth in the standings for the Finals.

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