Riske-Amritraj back in US Open fourth round after nine years; Garcia next

Alison Riske-Amritraj edged out Xiyu Wang 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 on Friday night and will play Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia for a place in her first US Open quarter-final

Alison Riske-Amritraj at the 2022 US Open in New York Alison Riske-Amritraj of the United States at the 2022 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York Image Credit: AI / Reuters / Panoramic

American Alison Riske-Amritraj, the No 29 seed, returned to the fourth round of the US Open for the first time since 2013 as she defeated China’s Xiyu Wang in three sets at Flushing Meadows on Friday evening.

Riske-Amritraj, who reached the quarter-finals at Wimbledon in 2019, defeated Wang 6-4, 3-6, 6-4. This was the second consecutive match that Riske-Amritraj had been taken to three sets in New York, She had defeated Colombian Camila Osorio (6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5)) in the second round and American defeated wildcard Eleana Yu (6-2, 6-4) in her opening match.

She will next meet the 17th seed Caroline Garcia, who defeated former US Open champion Bianca Andreescu 6-3, 6-2 in another third round contest.

US Open, New York City (Grand Slam), other third-round results

  • Liudmila Samsonova beat Aleksandra Krunic: 6-3, 6-3
  • Coco Gauff (12) beat Madison Keys (20): 6-2, 6-3
  • Shuai Zhang beat Rebecca Marino: 6-2, 6-4
  • Veronika Kudermetova (18) beat Dalma Galfi: 6-2, 6-0
  • Ons Jabeur (5) beat Shelby Rogers (31): 4-6, 6-4, 6-3

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