Djokovic, Swiatek advance before China’s Zhang shocks Ruud at US Open

On August 31st, in New York.
Novak Djokovic and Iga Swiatek continued doing well in the US Open on Wednesday. However, towards the end of the day, there were surprising outcomes as Casper Ruud and Petra Kvitova were eliminated from the tournament.
textcolor{red}{Coco Gauff}, textcolor{red}{Taylor Fritz}, and textcolor{red}{Frances Tiafoe} all won their matches at the textcolor{red}{Billie Jean King National Tennis Center} today. The crowd was very excited and hopeful that one of them could win because they are from the same country.
But as the day went on at the last Grand Slam of the year, unexpected surprises happened despite the expected outcomes.
Zhang Zhizhen surprised everyone by beating Ruud, who was the runner-up last year and ranked as the fifth-best player in the world. Zhang won the match 6-4 5-7 6-2 0-6 6-2. This is a big deal because he is the first Chinese man to defeat a top-five player since the ATP rankings started in 1973.
Caroline Wozniacki won a big tennis match against Kvitova by a score of 7-5 and 7-6(5).
Swiss player Dominic Stricker, who is young and talented, surprised everyone by defeating Greek player Stefanos Tsitsipas, who is ranked seventh, in a tough match. Stricker won the match with a score of 7-5 6-7(2) 6-7(5) 7-6(6) 6-3. This victory against a top-10 ranked player is his first.
Open due to an injury. An unvaccinated person is allowed to participate in tennis matches on the Arthur Ashe Stadium court.
A tennis player from Serbia, who has made it to the finals at Flushing Meadows nine times, played extremely well and easily won his second consecutive match. He beat a player from Spain named Bernabe Zapata Miralles with a score of 6-4, 6-1, 6-1.
Open title after defeating Alexander Zverev in the semi-finals. An opportunity for him to tie with Margaret Court’s record of winning 24 Grand Slam titles.
Swiatek did well too, but the current champion had to work hard to win 6-3 6-4 against Daria Saville. Saville is trying to get fit again after an injury that caused her ranking to drop to number 322.
Wozniacki, who has been a finalist two times at Flushing Meadows, was once again playing in the same place where she has had many successful moments. She was competing against someone she knows well and there were many people in the crowd who really liked her, all while playing under the bright lights of the Arthur Ashe Stadium.
After leaving her career in 2020 to start a family, Wozniacki participated in her third competition since returning. Surprisingly, she defeated another 33-year-old Grand Slam champion.
Wozniacki last defeated a player in the top 20 ranking at the 2018 WTA Finals. She beat Kvitova, who was ranked number five in the world at that time. This was their 15th match against each other and Wozniacki won once again.
Wozniacki said she is very happy to get a chance to play on Arthur Ashe Stadium. Three years ago, if you had asked me, I didn’t believe that I would ever play on any courts in the United States again. Open, particularly during the nighttime.
“It feels really amazing to be out there and win a match like that. ” Gauff, who was seeded sixth, excited the local fans by defeating Mirra Andreeva 6-3 6-3, and then passed the victory on to the U. S Men
Open tennis championship. An American man has the chance to end a drought in a tennis championship. The hopes of ending the drought rely mostly on Tiafoe and Fritz.
Tiafoe won his match against Ofner with a score of 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. Fritz also won his match against Varillas with a score of 6-1, 6-2, 6-2.
Tommy Paul made it to the next round of the tournament, but it was not easy. He was losing by two sets to Russian Roman Safiullin. However, Tommy fought back and won the match by winning the last three sets.
Another American named Ben Shelton also reached the third round of the competition because Dominic Thiem had to stop playing due to an unknown sickness.
Thiem left the court after losing the first set tie-break, but when he came back, he bent over at the net and started feeling sick. He asked for the doctor and gave up the match. Rewrite this text in simple words: ”


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