Williams, Djokovic Win: Complete U.S. Open Results – Day 4

U.S. Open
Novak Djokovic of Serbia in action at U.S. Open: Zimbio.com

NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were among the seeded players securing wins at the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows, in New York.

The world No. 1 Djokovic of Serbia eased to a three set victory over Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu, following a 6-1, 6-3, 6-0 victory at Ashe Stadium.

Victory for Djokovic sees him setting up a third-round date with American Sam Querrey, who dumped the 28th-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in his second round match.

Also sealing victory in the second round on men’s side were the fifth-seeded Canadian Milos Raonic, who had a 7-6, 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 victory over Germany’s Peter Gojowczyk and Great Britain’s eighth-seeded and 2012 U.S. Open champion Andy Murray, who defeated Matthias Bachinger of Germany, 6-3, 6-3, 6-4.

No. 9 seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 10th-seeded Kei Nishikori and 13th-seeded John Isner were also among the winners in the second round on Thursday.

On the women’s side, two-time defending champion Serena Williams punished fellow American Vania King, 6-1, 6-0 in less than an hour at Ashe Stadium.

Moving into the third round as well were third-seeded Petra Kvitova, who eased past Petra Cetkovska, 6-4, 6-2, 16th-seeded Victoria Azarenka, following an easy 6-3, 6-2 victory over Christina McHale and the 11th-seeded Flavia Pennetta, who defeated Shelby Rogers, 6-4, 6-3.

However, eighth-seed Ana Ivanovic was upset 7-5, 6-4 by Karolina Pliskova, while 15-year-old CiCi Bellis had her run at the tournament ended after going down 6-3, 0-6, 6-2 to Zarina Diyas.

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard, the seventh-seed at the tournament, battled to a 6-2, 6-7 (4-7), 6-4 win over Sorana Cirstea.

THURSDAY’S MEN’S SECOND ROUND RESULTS

Novak Djokovic (1) def. Paul-Henri Mathieu, 6-1, 6-3, 6-0
Milos Raonic (5) def. Peter Gojowczyk, 7-6 (7-4), 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)
Andy Murray (8) def. Matthias Bachinger, 6-3, 6-3, 6-4
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (9) def. Aleksandr Nedovyesov, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
Kei Nishikori (10) def. Pablo Andujar, 6-4, 6-1, retired
John Isner (13) def. Jan-Lennard Struff, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4, 6-2
Tommy Robredo (16) def. Simone Bolelli, 5-7, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-3, 6-2
Philipp Kohlschreiber (22) def. Michael Llodra, 6-2, retired
Leonardo Mayer (23) def. Matthew Ebden, 6-1, 6-3, 6-4
Sam Querrey def. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (28), 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
Andrey Kuznetsov def. Fernando Verdasco (31), 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3
Victor Estrella Burgos def. Borna Coric, 7-6 (7-2), 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
Pablo Carreno Busta def. Benoit Paire, 6-1, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
Nick Kyrgios def. Andreas Seppi, 6-4, 7-6 (7-2), 6-4

THURSDAY’S WOMEN’S SECOND ROUND MATCHES

Serena Williams (1) def. Vania King, 6-1, 6-0
Petra Kvitova (3) def. Petra Cetkovska, 6-4, 6-2
Eugenie Bouchard (7) def. Sorana Cirstea, 6-2, 6-7 (4-7), 6-4
Karolina Pliskova def. Ana Ivanovic (8), 7-5, 6-4
Flavia Pennetta (11) def. Shelby Rogers, 6-4, 6-3
Carla Suarez Navarro (15) def. Coco Vandeweghe, 6-3, 6-3
Victoria Azarenka (16) def. Christina McHale, 6-3, 6-2
Ekaterina Makarova (17) def. Polona Hercog, 6-1, 6-2
Nicole Gibbs def. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (23), 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 6-3
Kaia Kanepi def. Samantha Stosur (24), 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10-8)
Aleksandra Krunic def. Madison Keys (27), 7-6 (7-4), 2-6, 7-5
Casey Dellacqua (29) def. Wang Qiang, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (30) def. Monica Niculescu, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
Elena Vesnina def. Marina Erakovic, 7-5, 2-6, 6-4
Varvara Lepchenko def. Mona Barthel, 6-4, 6-0
Zarina Diyas def. CiCi Bellis, 6-3, 0-6, 6-2

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