Fourth seed and former champion Naomi Osaka moves into the fourth round of the US Open after beating unseeded Marta Kostuyk. Osaka who was in good form from the start done really well in the first round and won the set 6-3.
Marta had problems with her serve, she hit 10 double faults during the match. But she fought really well and won the second set in a tiebreaker. But in the deciding final set, Osaka came back strongly and won it 6-2. The Japanese looking for her second US Open has looked really solid and physically fit so far in the tournament.
Meanwhile, sixth seed Petra Kvitova won her third-round match in straight sets against unneeded American Jessica Pegula. The Czech Republic international dominated the match and broke the opponents serve 4 times in the match. And won the match 6-4, 6-3.
Eighth seed Petra Martic also won her third-round match in straight sets. Against unseeded Russian Varvara Gracheva, Martic was broken 3 times but she broke the opponent’s serve 6 times and won the match 6-3, 6-3.
Former champion and seventeenth seed Angelique Kerber also move into the fourth round of the tournament. The German won her match against young American Ann Li in straight sets. The youngster conceded her first serve from the start but she recovered well and fought back. But Kerber was too strong for her and won the match 6-3, 6-4. Meanwhile, French international and 32nd seed Caroline Garcia knocked out by 28th seed American Jennifer Brady. Garcia who surprised the tournament by beating number one seed Karolina Pliskova was not up to her mark against Brady. She lost the match in straight sets. Score : 6-3, 6-3.