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- STOSUR 7-6 6-2 – GAME SET MATCH! Stosur races to 40-0 as Lepchenko hits wide and she seals the match with another big serve that the American hits long. She now faces either Li Na or Laura Robson in the fourth round. Women's draw
- STOSUR 7-6 5-2 – Lepchenko starts with a double fault and two unforced errors on the backhand wing surrender two match points. Stosur hits wide on the first and two big serves and an ace allows her to hold.
- STOSUR 7-6 5-1 – Comfortable hold for Stosur and she is now just a game away from the fourth round.
- STOSUR 7-6 4-1 – BREAK! Solid returning gets the Aussie to 0-30but a neat drop shot and forehand winner gets the American on terms. A wide backhand surrenders a break point and she nets to go a double break down. Surely in the bag now for the defending champ.
- STOSUR 7-6 3-1 – Stosur serves with new balls and they fly off her racket, none of her opening three serves coming back. An easy put away consolidates the break to love.
- STOSUR 7-6 2-1 – BREAK! Lepchenko starts with a double fault but the Aussie hits long. Stosur forces the issue and gets two break points and a forehand winner gives her what could be a crucial advantage.
- STOSUR 7-6 1-1 – Stosur holds comfortably to 15 to open her account in the set.
- STOSUR 7-6 0-1 – Lepchanko nets on the opening point and hits wide to go 15-30 down. Successive forehand winners gives Lepchenko game point but she nets as the game goes to deuce. Stosur also nets as the American holds on.
- STOSUR 7-6 – SET! Stosur grabs the early mini break but hands it straight back with a double fault. A wayward forehand hands Lepchenko the advantage but she then nets on serve to restore parity. The breaker stays on serve until a big forehand gives the Aussie the edge at 6-5 and Lepchenko then hits wide.
- STOSUR 6-6 – TIE BREAK! Stosur nets and twice hits long as the first set goes the distance.
- STOSUR 6-5 – Stosur races to 40-0 but she nets a forehand and Lepchenko blazes another forehand winner to give her something to think about. The American hits long as Stosur holds on.
- STOSUR 5-5 – Lepchenko bludgeons two big forehands to win the opening two points but then hits wide. Another forehand winner brings two game points but Stosur responds with one of her own and takes it to deuce. The American holds as Stosur slices wide. Still no breaks.
- STOSUR 5-4 – Stosur holds to love with some big serving, including an ace.
- STOSUR 4-4 – Lepchenko gets off and running with a big serve but then steers a backhand wide. A forehand winner gets her further ahead but Stosur responds with a big backhand. A forehand error gives Stosur break point but Lepchenko saves with a big serve. Lepchenko squanders three more game points but she finally holds with a big serve out wide.
- STOSUR 4-3 – The Aussie hits a forehand winner to move 30-0 ahead. A big serve and backhand winner seal a love hold.
- STOSUR 3-3 – Stosur twice nets and a Lepchenko ace gets her to 40-0 before Stosur hits long.
- STOSUR 3-2 – Stosur bludgeons some big groundies to win the opening point and moves further clear with a big serve. The American twice hits long as Stosur holds.
- STOSUR 2-2 – BIG HOLD! Lepchenko cuts off a volley into the open court to draw level at 30-30 but hits a backhand wide to surrender a break point. A good first serve saves the day but a woeful mishit gives away another break point. Lepchenko staves off two more break points with clean winners and she holds on.
- STOSUR 2-1 – Stosur races to 40-0 and Lepchenko can’t keep a return in play as she holds comfortably.
- The pair’s only prior meeting was in Stosur’s first tournament back on tour after nearly 8 months off recovering from Lyme disease and the American won 7-6 6-1 on the clay of Dothan. Uzbekistan born
- Hello and welcome to our LIVE coverage of day 5 of the US Open. First up on Arthur Ashe we have seventh seed Samantha Stosur versus American 31st seed Vavara Lepchenko.
|Date of Birth||21/05/1986|
|Date of Birth||30/03/1984|