NEW YORK – Australian top tennis player Ashleigh Barty was eliminated in the 3rd round of women’s singles at the US Open grand slam tournament. In Sunday’s match, she was not enough for the home team Shelby Rogers and lost to her in three sets 2: 6, 6: 1 and 6: 7 (5).
Rogers lost 2: 5 in the third set, but then twice took the opponent’s hand and turned the first swordball into a 6: 5 in the tie. She won the reigning Wimbledon champion for the first time out of six mutual duels, five of which took place this year. “When I went to court today, I said to myself that I didn’t want to lose to her as I did in the previous five games. That’s why I tried to do things a little differently. I was very patient in the first set, improved in the second and third. the unit is for a reason. I had to put everything in me to defeat it. “ Rogers said.
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“I was doing very badly at 2: 5, I think it gave her a lot of confidence. Shelby came up with good blows at crucial moments. But I’m going to sleep well today because I know I put everything into it. It just wasn’t enough.” said Barty.
Canadian tennis player Bianca Andreescu sovereignly made it to the round of 16. The New York champion from 2019 defeated the Belgian Greet Minnen 6: 1, 6: 2 in the 3rd round as the sixth seed.
Benčičová also goes
In the duel for advancing to the quarterfinals, he will compete against the tournament’s seventeen Maria Sakkari from Greece, who eliminated the ten “spider” Czech Petra Kvitová 6: 4, 6: 3. Then there is also the Swiss with Slovak roots Belinda Benčičová, the Olympic champion in singles from the Olympic Games in Tokyo, she managed with the American American Jessica Pegalová 6: 2, 6: 4.
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Women – Singles – Round 3:
Shelby Rogers (USA) – Ashleigh Barty (AUS-1) 6: 2, 1: 6, 7: 6 (5) Karolina Pliskova (CZE-4) – Ajla Tomljanovicova (AUS) 6: 3, 6: 2
Anastasia Pavluchenkovova (RUS.-14) – Varvara Gracevova (RUS) 6: 1, 6: 4
Emma Raducanupvá (UK) – Sara Sorribesová Tormová (Šp.) 6: 0, 6: 1
Iga Swiatekova (POL-7) – Anett Kontaveitova (Est.-28) 6: 3, 4: 6, 6: 3
Belinda Benčičová (Švajč.-11) – Jessica Pegulová (USA-23) 6: 2, 6: 4
Maria Sakkari (Gr.-17) – Petra Kvitova (CR-10) 6: 4, 6: 3
Bianca Andreescu (CAN-6) – Greet Minnen (Belg.) 6: 1, 6: 2
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