US Open 2019: Bianca Andreescu through to fourth round

US Open 2019: Bianca Andreescu through to fourth round

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Bianca Andreescu

Bianca Andreescu beat German three-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber in the final at Indian Wells in March
US Open 2019
Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 26 Aug – 8 Sep
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Canadian 15th seed Bianca Andreescu beat former Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki in the third round of the US Open.

The 19-year-old, playing at Flushing Meadows for the first time, won 6-4 6-4 in a match featuring 10 service breaks.

Andreescu, who has won titles in Toronto and Indian Wells this year, will face American Taylor Townsend in the next round.

Elsewhere, Dutch seventh seed Kiki Bertens lost to German Julia Gorges.

Bertens, a former Wimbledon quarter-finalist last year, fought off four match points before Gorges won 6-2 6-3.

Gorges, seeded 26th, will face Donna Vekic in the fourth round after the Croat beat Kazakh Yulia Putintseva 6-4 6-1.

World number 116 Townsend knocked out Wimbledon champion Simona Halep in the second round and beat Romanian Sorana Cirstea 7-5 6-2 on Saturday.

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