US Open Gallery: Match Of The Tournament?
Two of the WTA's biggest stars went to battle on Ashe Stadium as the third round wrapped up.
Published September 04, 2011 12:00
Caroline Wozniacki was first up on Arthur Ashe Stadium, taking on young American Vania King.
Meanwhile, Flavia Pennetta and Gisela Dulko were cruising through their second round in doubles.
The world's No.1 had some tough moments in the second set but closed out Vania King, 62 64.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova improved to 3-0 against Jelena Jankovic with a 64 64 third round win.
The one everyone was waiting for, Serena Williams against Victoria Azarenka, took Ashe Stadium.
Victoria Azarenka searched for answers as Serena Williams went up 61 53 with triple match point.
Victoria Azarenka closed in at the end but would still succumb to Serena Williams, 61 76(5).
Ana Ivanovic took Arthur Ashe Stadium for the night match against American Sloane Stephens.
Sloane Stephens, just 18, had upset No.23 seed Shahar Peer in the second round two days before.
Ana Ivanovic and Sloane Stephens met at the net after Ivanovic recorded a 63 64 win over her.