New York: Bianca Andreescu bows to Caroline Garcia in the 3rd round

NEW YORK - 2019 New York champion Bianca Andreescu was defeated in the third spherical at Flushing Meadows on Friday, shedding 6-3, 6-2 to France's Caroline Garcia.

The Canadian was crushed 5 times in a row, towards a rival with typically deeper and more stinging blows.

The previous of those people breaks gave Garcia a 4-1 guide in the 2nd established.

A thrilling sixth game ensues in which Ontario scored the initially two details, then skipped a volley, only to score a single with excellent brilliance. This is followed by an ace from Garcia, a double fault and a different ace, before a decisive volley from Garcia.

Andreescu saved two match details in the seventh game.

Returning to support, Garcia received on her 3rd opportunity: she delivered an outbound provide that was despatched too significantly.

Garcia thus managed to achieve the fourth round, following a fight of just one hour and 28 minutes.

Seeded variety 17, Garcia defeat 8-2 for aces and 31-11 for winners.

In the fourth round he will deal with Alison Riske-Amritraj, the 29th seeded.

Andreescu is ranked 48th in the WTA.

Garcia triumphed in Cincinnati in August as a qualifier.

She and the Misssissauga athlete experienced crossed swords only the moment, in early 2022 in Lousy Homburg, exactly where Garcia prevailed in three sets in the last.

On Friday, Vancouver's Rebecca Marino was crushed 6-2, 6-4 by Chinese Zhang Shuai.

Zhang gained the very last 5 games of the initially established, which include a zero crack to guide 5-2.

Top 2- in the 2nd established, he then took the victory in 63 minutes.

Zhang has had a few breaks on eight events and hasn't presented the British Colombian a related ball.

Her upcoming rival will be American Coco Gauff, who beat compatriot Madison Keys 6-2, 6-3.

Seeded quantity 12, Gauff was broken in the to start with game, ahead of accomplishing the exact trick on Keys in the subsequent recreation. She took a 4-1 lead and remained unchallenged.

Marino experienced not played in the 3rd round of a important match due to the fact 2011, at Roland-Garros.

Zhang is 36th in the earth, 70 positions ahead of Marino.

Gabriela Dabrowski of Ottawa and Giuliana Olmos of Mexico, fifth-seeded doubles, received 6-1, 6-4 more than Americans Whitney Osuigwe and Hailey Baptiste.