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US Open Highlights Day 2: Ostapenko and Nadal advance as Kerber crashes out

  • Published at 11:21 am August 30th, 2017
US Open Highlights Day 2: Ostapenko and Nadal advance as Kerber crashes out
OSTAPENKO ADVANCES - French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko recorded a 6-2 1-6 6-1 first-round victory over Spain's Lara Arruabarrena. - The first-round match was moved to Arthur Ashe Stadium from Court 17 after play on outer courts was cancelled due to rain. - Latvian Ostapenko will meet Romania's Sorana Cirstea in the next round. TOP SEED NADAL THROUGH TO ROUND TWO - World No 1 Rafa Nadal beat Serbian Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (6) 6-2 6-2 to reach the second round. - Nadal improved his first round record at Flushing Meadows to 13-0. - The top-seeded Spaniard will meet Japan's Taro Daniel or American Tommy Paul in the next round. MATCHES ON OUTER-COURTS CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN - All outer-court matches, except Jelena Ostapenko v Lara Arruabarrena, have been cancelled due to rain as play continues under the roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium. DEFENDING CHAMPION KERBER SUFFERS SHOCK DEFEAT - Japan's Naomi Osaka beat last year's champion Angelique Kerber 6-3 6-1 to reach the second round. - Sixth seed Kerber is the second defending U.S. women's champion to lose in the first round after Svetlana Kuznetsova in 2005. PLISKOVA CRUISES PAST LINETTE - World No 1 and top seed Karolina Pliskova hit eight aces to book a spot in the second round of the tournament for the second successive year with a 6-2 6-1 win over Poland's Magda Linette. - The 25-year-old was a finalist at Flushing Meadows last year and is looking to seal her first grand slam title this time around. STRYCOVA ROMPS TO SECOND ROUND - Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova, who is the 23rd seed at the tournament, also progressed to the second round with a 6-1 6-3 win over Japan's Misaki Doi.
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