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Maria Sakkari makes quick work of Amanda Anisimova at US Open 2020, reaches fourth round

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Maria Sakkari, of Greece, reacts throughout a match in opposition to Amanda Anisimova, of the United States, through the third round of the US Open tennis championships, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in New York



Maria Sakkari reached the fourth round at her second consecutive Grand Slam event after needing simply 55 minutes to get rid of mistake-prone American teen Amanda Anisimova 6-3, 6-1.

The Twenty second-seeded Anisimova, who turned 19 on Monday, completed with 28 unforced errors and simply 4 winners. Sakkari made eight errors.

The Fifteenth-seeded Sakkari entered 2020 with an 0-7 document in third-round matches at main championships.

But she lastly gained at that stage at the Australian Open in January, then did it once more Saturday in Louis Armstrong Stadium.

Normally the Grand Slam circuit would head to Paris and London between Melbourne and New York. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the French Open was postponed from May till late September and Wimbledon was canceled for the primary time in 75 years.

Sakkari will play Serena Williams or Sloane Stephens subsequent. Williams owns 23 Grand Slam singles titles, together with six in New York. Stephens gained the 2017 U.S. Open.

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