US Open Gallery: Second Week Kicks Off
The 16 players who survived Week 1 kept up appearances on and off the court as Week 2 began.
Published September 05, 2011 12:00
Flavia Pennetta and Peng Shuai kicked off Day 8 on Armstrong. Pennetta won a nail-biter, 64 76(6).
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova signed some autographs at the WTA booth on her day off between matches.
In her first Grand Slam second week, Monica Niculescu lined up a forehand slice to Angelique Kerber.
Angelique Kerber didn't have too much trouble with Monica Niculescu's variety, winning, 64 63.
Sabine Lisicki signed autographs at the WTA booth on her day off between third and fourth rounds.
Maria Kirilenko won the longest breaker in Slam history, 17-15, but fell to Sam Stosur, 62 67(15) 63.
Sabine Lisicki teed up her big serve but had never beaten Vera Zvonareva in three previous meetings.
Vera Zvonareva improved to 4-0 lifetime against Sabine Lisicki with a 62 63 win under the lights.
Vera Zvonareva set up a quarterfinal clash with Sam Stosur. Stosur has won their last seven meetings.
Caroline Wozniacki fan Lily Marshall-Frickers met and received signed memorabilia from her idol.