Serena Williams defeated Anette Kontaveit in the second round of the US Open.
MOSCOW, September 1 – RIA Novosti. Russian Lyudmila Samsonova and American Serena Williams made it to the third round of the US Open Tennis Championship (US Open), the final Grand Slam tournament of the season, held on hard courts in New York.
In the second round, Samsonova defeated 14th seeded Canadian Leila Fernandez 6:3, 7:6 (7:3). Tennis players spent 1 hour and 45 minutes on the court. In the next round, the Russian will play with the Serbian Alexandra Krunic, who previously defeated the Czech Barbora Kreychikova (23 seed) – 2:6, 6:4, 6:2.
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In another match, 23-time Grand Slam singles winner American Serena Williams defeated Estonia’s No.2 Anett Kontaveit 7:6 (7:4), 2:6, 6:2. The next opponent of the 40-year-old American, who has already announced her retirement, will be Australian Ayla Tomlyanovich, who beat the representative of Russia Evgenia Rodina in the second round – 1:6, 6:2, 7:5 .
Russia’s Anna Kalinskaya lost to France’s Caroline Garcia, who was under 17 in the second round, with a score of 3:6, 1:6, and American Corey Gauff (12) defeated Romanian Elena-Gabriela Ruza – 6:2, 7 made: 6 (7:6), four).
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