New York (Agencies): The US Open women’s draw has lost its top two seeds after Caroline Wozniacki suffered a shock second-round loss to Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko.
The world number two from Denmark has reached the US Open final twice but lost 6-4 6-2 to the world number 36. World number one Simona Halep lost in the first round while Australian Open champion Wozniacki’s defeat by Tsurenko was her third early exit this month. “She played the game I was supposed to play,” said Wozniacki, 28.
“This part of the season is usually a part of the season I really look forward to, one where I really play well.” Meanwhile, fourth seed and former champion Angelique Kerber overcame a second-set wobble against Sweden’s Johanna Larsson to make the last 32. The German, who had never lost a set in three previous matches with Larsson, eventually won