US Open

Anderson cruises at US Open

2015-09-04 07:07
Kevin Anderson (AP)

Cape Town - South Africa's Kevin Anderson on Thursday cruised into the third round of the US Open, beating American Austin Krajicek in straight sets.

The 15th seed won 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 to set up a third round date with Austria's Dominic Thiem, who went through after Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin retired two sets down in their clash.

Anderson, the South African No 1, had started his campaign with a four-sets victory over 17-year-old Andrey Rublev from Russia on Tuesday.

US Open results on Thursday, the fourth day of the 2015 tournament at Flushing Meadows (x denotes seeded player):

Men

Second round

Stan Wawrinka (SUI x5) bt Hyeon Chung (KOR) 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (8/6)

Ruben Bemelmans (BEL) bt Jack Sock (USA x28) 4-6, 4-6, 6-3, 2-1 - retired

Viktor Troicki (SRB x22) bt Rajeev Ram (USA) 7-6 (12/10), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3

Donald Young (USA) bt Aljaz Bedene (GBR) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2

Kevin Anderson (RSA x15) bt Austin Krajicek (USA) 6-3, 6-4, 6-2

Dominic Thiem (AUT x20) bt Denis Istomin (UZB) 6-4, 6-4, 1-0 - retired

Thomaz Bellucci (BRA x30) bt Yoshihito Nishioka (JPN) 6-0, 6-3, 6-4

Andy Murray (GBR x3) bt Adrian Mannarino (FRA) 5-7, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-1

Tomas Berdych (CZE x6) bt Jurgen Melzer (AUT) 7-6 (7/2), 6-1, 6-3

Guillermo Garca-Lpez (ESP x31) bt Nicolas Mahut (FRA) 6-4, 6-2, 6-7 (4/7), 6-1

Bernard Tomic (AUS x24) bt Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 5-7, 7-5

Richard Gasquet (FRA x12) bt Robin Haase (NED) 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 6-4

John Isner (USA x13) bt Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) 6-3, 6-4, 6-4

Jiri Vesely (CZE) bt Ivo Karlovic (CRO x21) 7-6 (7/3), 3-6, 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7/4)

Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER x29) bt Luks Rosol (CZE) 7-6 (7/4), 6-2, 6-2

Roger Federer (SUI x2) bt Steve Darcis (BEL) 6-1, 6-2, 6-1

Women

Second round

Petra Kvitova (CZE x5) bt Nicole Gibbs (USA) 6-3, 6-4

Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (SVK x30) bt Danka Kovinic (MNE) 6-4, 5-7, 6-4

Andrea Petkovic (GER x18) bt Elena Vesnina (RUS) 6-3, 7-6 (7/4)

Johanna Konta (GBR) bt Garbie Muguruza (ESP x9) 7-6 (7/4), 6-7 (4/7), 6-2

Sara Errani (ITA x16) bt Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 0-6, 6-4, 6-3

Samantha Stosur (AUS x22) bt Evgeniya Rodina (RUS) 6-1, 6-1

Flavia Pennetta (ITA x26) bt Monica Niculescu (ROM) 6-1, 6-4

Petra Cetkovska (CZE) bt Caroline Wozniacki (DEN x4) 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (7/1)

Varvara Lepchenko (USA) bt Lesya Tsurenko (UKR) 7-6 (9/7), 6-2

Mona Barthel (GER) bt Olga Govortsova (BLR) 2-6, 6-2, 6-4

Victoria Azarenka (BLR x20) bt Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) 7-5, 6-4

Angelique Kerber (GER x11) bt Karin Knapp (ITA) 7-5, 6-2

Barbora Strycova (CZE) bt Qiang Wang (CHN) 6-2, 4-6, 7-5

Sabine Lisicki (GER x24) bt Camila Giorgi (ITA) 6-4, 6-0

Shelby Rogers (USA) bt Kurumi Nara (JPN) 6-4, 6-4

Simona Halep (ROM x2) bt Kateryna Bondarenko (UKR) 6-3, 6-4

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