Ukrainian tennis player Lesia Tsurenko reached the third round match at the United States Open Tennis Championships, defeating World No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki on Aug. 31.
“Lesia Tsurenko surged to an emphatic upset over world No.2 Caroline Wozniacki, stunning the Australian Open champion, 6-4, 6-2 to end the night session on Louis Armstrong Stadium,” WTA reports.
Up next for Tsurenko is Czech youngster Katerina Siniakova. The top seed in doubles with compatriot Barbora Krejcikova, Siniakova survived a titanic three-setter against Ajla Tomljanovic, 6-4, 6-7(3), 7-6(4).
The second set was the fastest for Tsurenko in the tournament: she took six games in a row. Thus, she emerged victorious in the match, winning 13 games in a row.
Tsurenko will participate in the fourth round at the U.S. Open for the second time in her career. She will face the Czech Republic’s Marketa Vondrousova.
The second set started evenly – both players held their serves, playing good tennis. Then Tsurenko showed her best performance on the tournament and won five games in a row – 6-2.
In the third round of the U.S. Open, Tsurenko will face Czech Republic’s Katerina Siniakova.