Angelique Kerber out of US Open
Posted on Aug 30 2014 | IANS
New York, Aug 30 : Sixth seeded Angelique Kerber lost to Belinda Bencic 1-6, 5-7 in the US Open women's singles third round here.
The 17-year-old Swiss tennis player was the second youngest girl in the women's singles. It was her US Open debut and she reached a Grand Slam fourth round for the first time, reports Xinhua.
Kerber missed the chance to reach the US Open last 16 for the fourth straight season.
Bencic had a great start, leading 3-0 before finishing the first set 6-1. Kerber took a 5-2 advantage in the second set but Bencic came back by winning five straight games to end the match in straight sets.
It was the first time Bencic beat a top-10 player.