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Third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska needed more than an hour to capture the second set of her 6-0, 7-5 victory over Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday.
Radwanska rolled through the first set in 21 minutes, dropping only seven points. It took her 1 hour, 6 minutes to win the second set against her 103rd-ranked opponent from Spain.
Radwanska, the Wimbledon runner-up last year and a semifinalist at the All England Club this year, has never made it past the fourth round in seven previous appearances at Flushing Meadows.
She finished with only 10 unforced errors, compared to 38 for her opponent.
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Agnieszka Radwanska simply can't make it past the fourth round at the US Open, the Grand Slam tournament where she has had the least success.
A 6-4, 6-4 loss to 24th-seeded Ekaterina Makarova of Russia on Sunday night marked the fourth time since 2007 that Radwanska left Flushing Meadows in the fourth round.
The third-seeded Radwanska was the runner-up at Wimbledon in 2012...
Li Na looked like a Grand Slam champion, while Laura Robson looked like a promising teenager.
The fifth-seeded Li avenged her third-round upset loss to the young Brit at last year's U.S. Open, winning in straight sets Friday at the same stage at Flushing Meadows.
Li, the 2011 French Open champ, rallied from down a break in the second set for a 6-2, 7-5 victory.
Li was nervous...
US OPEN New York, NY, USA August 26-September 8, 2013 Grand Slam Hard/Outdoors Results – Monday, August 26, 2013 WTASingles – First Round (1) Serena Williams (USA) d. Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 60 61 (3) Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) d. Sílvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) 61 62 (5) Li Na (CHN) d. Olga Govortsova (BLR) 62 62 (8) […]