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17 US Players Advance to Second Round of 2018 US Open……!
NEW YORK(SMIWIRE,08.27-09.09.18)-The first round of the US Open 2018, concluded today, on second day of competition, where 17 American players (10 Women & 7 Men), advanced to next round of elimination, currently taking place at The Billie Jean King Tennis Center, in Flushing Meadows, NY.
Madison Keys (WTA #14) defeated France's Pauline Parmentier (WTA #71) in two sets (6-4,6-4), adding herself to the list women advancing to the next round. The list of players that advanced and will play in the next round are the following :
US Wome Players: Sloane Stephens will face Anhelina Kalinina from Ukraine, Venus Williams will face Camila Giorgi from Italy, Serena Williams will face Carina Witthöft from Germany, Madison Keys will face compatriot Bernarda Pera, Claire Liu will face Anastasija Sevastov from Latvia, Vania King will face Rebecca Peterson from Sweden, Sofia Kenin will face Maria Sakkari from Greece, Bernarda Pera, Francesca Di Lorenzo will face Kiki Bertens from the Netherlands, and Taylor Townsend will face Jeļena Ostapenko from Latvia.
US Men Players:Steve Johnson will face D. Thiem from Austria in the second round,Taylor Fritz will face J. Kubler from Australia, John Isner will face Nicolas Jarry from Chile, Denis Kudla will face Juan Martin Del Potro from Argentina, Jack Sock will face Nikoloz Basilashvili from Georgia,
Frances Tiafoe just defeated France's Adrian Mannarino in four sets (6-1, 6-4, 4-6,6-4),and will face Australia's De Minaur,Tennys Sandgren will face Novak Djokovic from Serbia,