US Open: Camila Giorgi knocks Caroline Wozniacki out in three sets

Updated: 01 September 2013 08:56 IST

The 21-year-old Camila Giorgi, who won three matches in qualifying to earn her spot in the main draw, is the first woman qualifier to reach the fourth round of the U.S. Open since Anna-Lena Groenefeld in 2008.

New York:

Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki is gone from the U.S. Open, falling 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday night to Camila Giorgi, a 136th-ranked qualifier.

Giorgi hit 46 winners to 13 for Wozniacki, the 2009 runner-up at Flushing Meadows who came in seeded sixth.

Giorgi will play another Italian, No. 10 Roberta Vinci, in the fourth round. This is the Giorgi's second round-of-16 appearance in a major; she made it that far at Wimbledon last year.

The 21-year-old, who won three matches in qualifying to earn her spot in the main draw, is the first woman qualifier to reach the fourth round of the U.S. Open since Anna-Lena Groenefeld in 2008.

Topics : Tennis Tiger Woods US Open 2013 Caroline Wozniacki Leander Paes Sania Mirza Maria Sharapova Camila Giorgi
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