2022 U.S. Open women’s singles results, bracket

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World No. 1 Iga Swiatek leads the women's singles field at the 2022 U.S. Open, although Serena Williams and Coco Gauff are still vying for the title

Williams defeated Estonian No. 2 seed Anett Kontaveit in a nail-biting three-set match on Wednesday night, 7-6(4), 2-6, 6-2, maintaining her prospects of winning the tournament. Williams reached the third round of the U.S. Open at the age of 40 and in her 81st Grand Slam appearance.

On Friday, she will compete against Australian Ajla Tomljanovi, who defeated Evgeniya Rodina in three sets in Round 2. Williams and Tomljanovi have never competed against one another on the tour.

In a story that appeared in Vogue earlier this month, Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam champion, declared her intention to end her tennis career. Williams did not provide a certain date for her retirement, but this U.S.

he might not be open again. Six victories at the U.S. Open, three victories at the French Open, and seven victories at the Australian Open and Wimbledon are among Williams' record 23 Grand Slam victories.

As the 18-year-old advanced to Round 3, Gauff overcame Elena Gabriela Ruse of Romania, 6-2, 7-6(4), earning her second victory in tennis' largest arena. She was the No. 12 seed going into the U.S. Open and will now play fellow countrywoman Madison Keys in the third round.

On Thursday, Polish player Swiatek upset American Sloane Stephens in straight sets. Swiatek aims to surpass her record-breaking performance at the U.S. Open in 2020, when she made it to Round 4. At Wimbledon, Swiatek's 37-match winning streak came to an end when she lost to Cornet, but she'll try to rebound at the U.S. Open.

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