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Tennis:US Open day two

Tennis:US Open day two

Aug 31, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic hits to Catherine McNally of the United States on day two of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports

(corrects number of aces by Pliskova to eight)

NEW YORK : Highlights of the second day at the U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the year, at Flushing Meadows on Tuesday (all times GMT):

1633 PLISKOVA MOVES PAST MCNALLY

Czech fourth seed and former finalist Karolina Pliskova fired eight aces, including one on her second match point, to beat American Caty McNally 6-3 6-4 and move into the second round in just over an hour.

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1510 PLAY UNDERWAY

Fourth seed and former finalist Karolina Pliskova began her first-round match against American Caty McNally at Louis Armstrong Stadium with the temperature hovering around 28 degrees Celsius (82.4°F).

(Reporting by Anuron Kumar Mitra in Bengaluru)

Source: Reuters

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