US Open: Serena Williams played the last match of her career, the Czechs did well

US Open: Serena Williams played the last match of her career, the Czechs did well
US Open: Serena Williams played the last match of her career, the Czechs did well

Serena Williams played the last match of her career
Serena Williams (605th) lost in the 3rd round of the US Open to Australian Ajla Tomljanovic (46th) in three hours and five minutes after sets 5:7, 7:6(4) and 1:6.

The American tennis player averted five match points in the third set, but was unable to resist more. The former world No. 1 brought to an end a rich career that saw her win 23 Grand Slam singles titles, five Masters titles and one Olympic singles gold medal.

Krejčíková and Siniaková advanced in less than an hour
Barbora Krejčíková and Kateřina Siniaková advanced to the round of 16 of the US Open. In the 2nd round, the Czech couple defeated the Romanian-American couple Bogdanová and Santamariaová in 58 minutes after sets 6:2 and 6:2.

The Czechs served well, then created ten break points on the return. After a one-sided duel, they can look forward to the next stage of the American Grand Slam, in which they will meet the fifteen seeded Japanese Aoyama and Taiwan’s Chan.

“It was better than Thursday. We were active, we didn’t give them many chances. It was great that we caught the start and then pushed them. A decent match,” pleased Siniaková.

Hradecká entered the mix victoriously
Lucie Hradecká won the opening round of the mixed at the US Open. The Czech tennis player with the Pole Lukasz Kubot defeated the Dutch duo Middelkoop and Schuurs in an hour and 15 minutes after sets 6:4 and 6:4.

The match was decided by converting chances. The Czech-Polish pair averted eight break points out of nine. In order to break her opponents’ serve three times, she then needed only four break points. In the 2nd round, Hradecká and Kubot will challenge the Japanese Šibaharaová and the Croatian Skugor.

“The mix is ​​always about a few balls, absolutely anything can happen. We were lucky that it came together, we saved a lot of break points. Lukasz didn’t have the best start, he made several double faults on his serve in the first game, but then it fell out of him and he started playing well,” Hradecka commented on the match.

Šmejkalová did not manage the beginning of the qualification
Amélie Šmejkalová ends up qualifying for the Junior US Open in the opening round. Tania Isabel Andrade Sabandová from Ecuador was above the strength of the seeded thirteen, who won in two hours and 42 minutes after sets 4:6, 7:5 and 10:7.

3rd round of men’s singles
Daniel Elahi Galan Riveros (COL, 94th) – Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (ESP, 39th) 4:6, 7:5, 4:6, 4:6
Andy Murray (GBR, 51st) – Matteo Berrettini (ITA, 14th) 4:6, 4:6, 7:6(1), 3:6
Tommy Paul (USA, 34th) – Casper Ruud (NOR, 7th) 6:7(3), 7:6(5), 6:7(2), 7:5, 0:6
Pedro Cachin (ARG, 66th) – Corentin Moutet (FRA, 112.) 3:6, 6:4, 2:6, 5:7
Karen Khačanov (31.) – Jack Draper (GBR, 53rd) 6:3, 4:6, 6:5 – Draper scratch
Pablo Carreno-Busta (ESP, 15.) – Alex De Minaur (AUS, 20th) 6:1, 6:1, 3:6, 7:6(5)
Nick Kyrgios (AUS, 25th) – JJ Wolf (USA, 87th) 6:4, 6:2, 6:3
Daniil Medvedev (1st) – I-ping Wu (CHN, 174.) 6:4, 6:2, 6:2

3rd round of women’s singles
Ons Dzabúrová (TUN, 5.) – Shelby Rogers (USA, 31st) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
Veronika Kuděrmetová (18.) – Dalma Galfiová (HUN, 91.) 6:2, 6:0
Rebecca Marin (CAN, 106th) – Shuai Chang (CHN, 36.) 2:6, 4:6
Madison Keys (USA, 20th) – Cori Gauff (USA, 12th) 2:6, 3:6
Alison Riske-Amritraj (USA, 29) – Si-ju Wang (CHN, 75th) 6:4, 3:6, 6:4
Lyudmila Samsonova (35.) – Aleksandra Kruničová (SRB, 96.) 6:3, 6:3
Bianca Andreescu (CAN, 48th) – Caroline García (FRA, 17th) 3:6, 2:6
Ajla Tomljanovic (AUS, 46th) – Serena Williams (USA, 605th) 7:5, 6:7(4), 6:1

2nd round of women’s doubles
KREJČÍKOVÁ, SINIAKOVÁ – Bogdanová (ROU), Santamariaová (USA) 6:2, 6:2

1st round of mixed doubles
Schuursová, Middelkoop (both NED) – HRADECKÁ, Kubot (POL) 4:6, 4:6

1st round of junior women’s qualification
Tania Isabel Andrade Saband (ECU) – AMÉLIE ŠMEJKALOVÁ 4:6, 7:5, 10:7

You can find a complete overview of the matches here.

Editor, photo: Twitter – US Open

Lucie Hradecká


The article is in Czech

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