US Open tennis tournament – 1st round, August 30, 2023, New York. Czech player Markéta Vondroušová.
New York – On Thursday, four more Czech tennis players will fight to advance to the 3rd round at the Grand Slam US Open. Wimbledon champion and seeded ninth seed Markéta Vondroušová will face the Italian Martina Trevisanová as the second in the ranking on the Grandstand, then Linda Nosková will close the program on the same court in a duel with the tournament's top five Uns Džábirová from Tunisia. Karolína Plíšková and Marie Bouzková will also go to the event.
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The 24-year-old Vondroušová will try to win her ninth Grand Slam victory in a row. In the first round, she eliminated Korean Han Na-le 6:3, 6:0. After a more than three-hour match, Trevisan defeated Julia Putintseva 0:6, 7:6, 7:6. Both players will meet each other for the first time in their careers. At the end of the day, 18-year-old Nosková will also present herself at the Grandstand, who will challenge the incumbent finalist Džábirová.
Plíšková, the 25th player in the tournament and the defending champion of last year's quarterfinals, will face the French Clara Burelová in the “twelve” as the second in the ranking. The 31st seed Bouzková will play against the Croatian Petra Martičová on court number 17. Their duel will take place in the third place.
Thursday's US Open tennis program (starts at 17:00 CET):
Arthur Ashe Court (18:00): Murray (Britain) – Dimitrov (19-Bulgaria), Wickmayerová (Belg.) – Keysová (17-USA), 01:00 Alcaraz (1-Sp. ) – Harris (JAR), Tigová (Romania) – Pegulaová (3-USA).
Louis Armstrong's court: Sonego (It.) – Sinner (6-It. ), Burrage (Britain) – Sabalenkova (2-Belarus), Svitolina (26-Ukrainian) – Pavlyuchenkova (Rus.), 01:00 Kasatkinova (13-Rus.) – Keninova (USA), Medvedev (3- Rus.) – O'Connell (Aust.).
Grandstand: Mmoh – Isner (both USA), Trevisanová (It.) – Vondroušová (9-CZ), Monfils (Fr.) – Rubljov (8-Rus.), Džábirová (5-Tun.) – Nosková (CZ).
Court No. 12: 2. match Plíšková (25-CR) – Burelová (Fr.).
Court No. 17: 3. match Martičová (Croatia) – Bouzková (31-ČR).