US Open Glance
NEW YORK (AP) — A look at Saturday’s play at the $38.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:
WEATHER: Breezy and partly cloudy with more humidity. High of 78 Fahrenheit (26 Celsius).
ATTENDANCE: Day: 38,780. Night: 24,691. Total: 63,481.
MEN’S SEEDED WINNERS: Third Round: No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 3 Stan Wawrinka, No. 5 Milos Raonic, No. 8 Andy Murray, No. 9 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No. 10 Kei Nishikori, No. 16 Tommy Robredo and No. 22 Philipp Kohlschreiber.
MEN’S SEEDED LOSERS: No. 13 John Isner and No. 23 Leonardo Mayer.
WOMEN’S SEEDED WINNERS: Third Round: No. 1 Serena Williams, No. 7 Eugenie Bouchard, No. 11 Flavia Pennetta, No. 16 Victoria Azarenka, No. 17 Ekaterina Makarova and No. 29 Casey Dellacqua.
WOMEN’S SEEDED LOSERS: No. 3 Petra Kvitova, No. 15 Carla Suarez Navarro and No. 30 Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.
TOP PLAYERS ON COURT SUNDAY: Men (Third Round): No. 2 Roger Federer vs. Marcel Granollers, No. 4 David Ferrer vs. No. 26 Gilles Simon, No. 6 Tomas Berdych vs. Teymuraz Gabashvili, No. 7 Grigor Dimitrov vs. David Goffin; Women (Fourth Round): No. 5 Maria Sharapova vs. No. 10 Caroline Wozniacki, No. 9 Jelena Jankovic vs. Belinda Bencic, No. 13 Sara Errani vs. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, No. 14 Lucie Safarova vs. Peng Shuai.
STAT OF THE DAY: 3 — Consecutive years Philipp Kohlschreiber has beaten John Isner in the third round of the U.S. Open.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I’m afraid that I’m going to have so much emotion. So I’m trying to keep it all together. My coach is already screaming and jumping, and I’m trying to stay away from him so I don’t listen.” — 145th-ranked Aleksandra Krunic, who upset No. 3 Petra Kvitova to advance to the fourth round.
ON THIS DATE (Aug. 31, 1999): Patrick Rafter becomes the first defending champion to lose in the first round, retiring in the fifth set against Cedric Pioline because of a shoulder injury.