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2013 US Open Day Five: Lleyton Hewitt shocks Juan Martin Del Potro in five sets


Former World No.1 and US Open champion, Lleyton Hewitt, was able to beat another former US Open champion, Juan Martin Del Potro in the best match of the day. After trailing two sets to one, Lleyton took his game to another level and won next two sets to secure his spot in the Third Round.

The past two men’s winners, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, each advanced without too much trouble, although Murray lost one set to Leonardo Mayer.

Serena Williams, Agnieszka Radwanska and Sloane Stephens played very well and secured their spots in Round 16.

 

Most Important Men’s Singles Second Round scores (Day 5):

Novak Djokovic (1) def. Benjamin Beker  (3:0)  (7:6; 6:2; 6:2)

Lleyton Hewitt def. Juan Martin Del Portro (6)  (3:2)  (6:4; 5:7; 3:6; 7:6; 6:1)

Tomas Berdych (5) def. Denis Kudla  (3:0)  (7:6; 7:6; 6:3)

Andy Murray (3) def. Leonardo Mayer  (3:1)  (7:5; 6:1; 3:6; 6:1)

Tommy Haas (12) def. Yen-Hsun Lu  (3:0)  (6:3; 6:4, 7:6)

Marcos Baghdatis def. Kevin Anderson (17)  (3:0)  (6:2, 6:2; 6:2)

Stanislas Wawrinka (9) def. Ivo Karlovic  (3:0)  (7:5; 7:6; 6:4)

 

Most Important Women’s Singles Third Round scores (Day 5):

Na Li (5) def. Laura Robson (30)  (2:0)  (6:2; 7:5)

Sloane Stephens (15) def. Jamie Hampton (23)  (2:0)  (6:1; 6:3)

Serena Williams (1) def. Yaroslava Shvedova  (2:0)  (6:3; 6:1)

Agnieszka Radwanska (4) def. Anastasia Pavlychenkova (32)  (2:0)  (6:4; 7:6)

Ekatarina Makarova (24) def. Sabine Lisicki (16)  (2:0)  (6:4; 7:5)

Carla Suarez Navarro (18) def. Jie Zheng  (2:0)  (6:2; 6:4)

Jelena Jankovic (9) def. Kurumi Nara  (6:4; 7:6)

Angelique Kerber (8) def. Kaya Kanepi (25)  (2:0)  (6:0; 6:4)

 

 

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