Day-by-day recap of the first week of the women’s singles at the US Open

With the first week of the US Open nearly over, the women’s 4th round matches are set, and we are in for some treats with Maria Sharapova taking on Caroline Wozniacki my pick of the round. Below is a day-by-day summary of the first week of the women’s singles in Flushing Meadows.

 

Monday (1st day)

Seeds out:

Garbine Muguruza (25) – defeated byLucic-Baroni 3-6 6-7 (4)

 

3 other notable results:

Halep (2) d. Collins 6-7 (2) 6-1 6-2

V.Williams (19) d. Date-Krumm 2-6 6-3 6-3

Kerber (6) d. Pervak 6-2 3-6 7-5

 

Tuesday (2nd day)

Seeds out:

Dominika Cibulkova (12) – defeated by Bellis 1-6 6-4 4-6

Svetlana Kuznetsova (20) – defeated by Erakovic 6-3 2-6 6-7 (3)

Shuai Zhang (32) – defeated by Barthel 1-6 2-6

 

3 other notable results:

S.Williams (1) d. Townsend 6-3 6-1

Diyas d. Tsurenko 6-1 6-2

Azarenka (16) d. Doi 6-7 (3) 6-4 6-1

 

Wednesday (3rd day)

Seeds out:

Agnieszka Radwanska (4) – defeated by Peng 3-6 4-6

Sloane Stephens (21) – defeated by Larsson 7-5 4-6 2-6

Kurumi Nara (31) – defeated byBencic 4-6 6-4 1-6

 

3 other notable results:

Sharapova (5) d. Dulgheru 4-6 6-3 6-2

Petkovic (18) d. Puig 3-6 6-3 7-6 (5)

Safarova (14) d. Zheng 6-3 4-6 6-2

 

Thursday (4th day)

Seeds out:

Ana Ivanovic (8) – defeated by Ka.Pliskova 5-7 4-6

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (23) – defeated by Gibbs 4-6 7-6 (6) 3-6

Sam Stosur (24) – defeated by Kanepi 6-3 3-6 6-7 (8)

Madison Keys (27) – defeated by Krunic 6-7 (4) 6-2 5-7

 

3 other notable results:

Bouchard (7) d. Cirstea 6-2 6-7 (4) 6-4

Diyas d. Bellis 6-3 0-6 6-2

Vesnina d. Erakovic 7-5 2-6 6-4

 

Friday (5th day)

Seeds out:

Simona Halep (2) – defeated by Lucic-Baroni 6-7 (6) 2-6

Angelique Kerber (6) – defeated by Bencic 1-6 5-7

Andrea Petkovic (18) – defeated by Wozniacki (10) 3-6 2-6

Venus Williams (19) – defeated by Errani (13) 0-6 6-0 6-7 (5)

Alize Cornet (22) – defeated by Safarova (14) 3-6 7-6 (3) 4-6

Sabine Lisicki (26) – defeated by Sharapova (5) 2-6 4-6

Roberto Vinci (28) – defeated byPeng 4-6 3-6

 

The other result: (So many seeds were knocked out!)

Jankovic (9) d. Larsson 6-1 6-0

 

Saturday (6th day)

Seeds out:

Petra Kvitova (3) – defeated by Krunic 4-6 4-6

Carla Suarez-Navarro (15) – defeated by Kanepi 5-7 0-6

Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova (30) – defeated by Bouchard (7) 2-6 7-6 (2) 4-6

 

3 other notable results:

Dellacqua (29) d. Ka.Pliskova 6-3 3-6 6-4

Makarova (17) d. Diyas 6-2 6-4

Azarenka (16) d. Vesnina 6-1 6-1

 

Below are the 4th round matches in the draw:

S. Williams (1) V Kanepi

Pennetta (11) V Dellacqua (29)

Krunic V Azarenka (16)

Makarova (17) V Bouchard (7)

Bencic V Jankovic (9)

Safarova (14) V Peng

Sharapova (5) V Wozniacki (10)

Errani (13) VLucic-Baroni

 

Thanks for taking the time to read my recap of the first week of the women’s singles draw at the US Open, I hoped you enjoyed it. For any questions or queries on this blog, or other blogs, either contact me on my twitter handle – @Tennis17MAD or via email at – jamesfroud0608@hotmail.co.uk

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