US Open Gallery: And Then There Were Eight
The fourth round of the US Open wrapped up Monday night, Andrea Petkovic among the winners.
Published September 06, 2011 12:00
Francesca Schiavone was just two games away from making her second straight US Open quarterfinal.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova beat Francesca Schiavone to the quarters in the end with a 57 63 64 win.
Serena Williams beat Ana Ivanovic in straight sets for the third time in three meetings, 63 64.
Carla Suarez Navarro fell behind 61 51 to Andrea Petkovic but kept fighting, catching up to 61 54.
Andrea Petkovic won a tight game to close out Carla Suarez Navarro and move into the quarterfinals.
Caroline Wozniacki showed some cracks in the armor, dropping the first set to Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Svetlana Kuznetsova had beaten reigning No.1s six times in her career and was seeking her seventh.
When she went down a set and 4-1, Caroline Wozniacki had to search her soul for a way to win.
By cutting her errors down and stepping inside the baseline more, Caroline Wozniacki stepped up.
Caroline Wozniacki battled over three hours for a 67(6) 75 61 victory over Svetlana Kuznetsova.