October 23, 2020

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Video: Highlights from Day 3 at the US Open

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There were a lot of upsets of seeded players on the women’s side, as the second round of singles got under way at the US Open.

On the men’s side, things ran more according to form after the Day 2 featured a ton of five-setters and comebacks from two sets to none down.

Here are some highlights from a bunch of the matches.

[12] Denis Shapovalov (CAN) def. Soonwoo Kwon (KOR)
6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-4, 6-2

[4] Naomi Osaka (JPN) def. Camila Giorgi (ITA)
6-1, 6-2

[1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) def. Kyle Edmund (GBR)
6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4, 6-2

[6] Petra Kvitova (CZE) def. Kateryna Kozlova (UKR)
7-6 (3), 6-2

[27] Borna Coric (CRO) def. Juan Ignacio Londero (ARG)
7-5, 4-6, 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-3

Caroline Garcia (FRA) def. [1] Karolina Pliskova (CZE)
6-1, 7-6 (2)

[19] Taylor Fritz (USA) def. Gilles Simon (FRA)
7-5, 6-3, 6-2

[28] Jennifer Brady (USA) def. [WC] Cici Bellis (USA)
6-1, 6-2

Adrian Mannarino (FRA) def. Jack Sock (USA) 76 (5) 75 62

Mannarino, one of the 11 players who have had more or less stringent extra protocols imposed on them in the wake of the Benoit Paire positive coronavirus test, has still managed to together two straight victories.

Marta Kostyuk (UKR) def. [31] Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 6-3, 7-6 (5)

After beating Coco Gauff in the first round, Sevastova falls to another youngster.

[7] David Goffin (BEL) def. Lloyd Harris (RSA)
7-6 (6), 4-6, 6-1, 6-4

Varvara Gracheva (RUS) def.[30] Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 1-6, 7-6 (2), 6-0

Tough one for the Frenchwoman, who’s in a similar situation to Mannarino and completed melted down in this one after four match points went begging.

[28] Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) def. [WC] Michael Mmoh (USA) 6-2, 6-2, 7-5

Struff now plays Djokovic.

Madison Brengle (USA) def. [19] Dayana Yastremska (UKR) 6-2, 6-3

[7] Alexander Zverev (GER) vs. [WC] Brandon Nakashima (USA)
7-5, 6-7 (8) 6-3, 6-1

Jessica Pegula (USA) def. Kirsten Flipkens (BEL)
76 (1) 6-7 (3), 6-3

Shelby Rogers (USA) def. [11] Elena Rybakina (KAZ)
7-5, 6-1

Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) def. [12] Marketa Vondrousova (CZE) 6-1, 6-2