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Karolina Pliskova beats Jennifer Brady to reach quarter-finals US Open 2017

Tuesday, 5 September 2017 :  Karolina Pliskova cruised into the quarter-finals of the US Open with a straight-set win over American Jennifer Brady.

The Czech world number one, 25, had to save match point before beating China’s Shaui Zhang in the third round.

But she needed only 46 minutes to win 6-1 6-0 on Arthur Ashe Stadium against the world number 91, who was competing in the last 16 for the first time.

Pliskova will now face American 20th seed Coco Vandeweghe in the next round.

Vandeweghe beat 2015 French Open finalist Lucie Safarova 6-4 7-6 (7-2) on Arthur Ashe.

They have been joined in the last eight by Estonian qualifier Kaia Kanepi, who beat Russia’s Daria Kasatkina 6-4 6-4 to reach her first US Open quarter-final since 2010. The 32-year-old will face fourth seed Elina Svitolina or Madison Keys, seeded 15th, next.

 

Source : Internet

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