US Open Update: Angelique Kerber to face Leylah Annie Fernandez

Shubham Singh
04 Sep 2021
19:43
 US Open Update: Angelique Kerber to face Leylah Annie Fernandez

Germany’s Angelique Kerber faced a stiff test versus Sloane Stephens in her win and will face Canada’s Leylah Annie Fernandez in the Round of 16. Angelique lost the first set against Sloane but mounted a comeback lodging a stat line of 5-7, 6-2, 6-3. Meanwhile, Leylah Annie Fernandez overcame the perennial superstar Naomi Osaka 5-7, 7-6, 6-4 as the eighteen-year-old has shown what she can do at the big stage.

In other matchups, Ashleigh Barty will go up against Shelby Rogers. Belinda Bencic faces off Jessica Pegula. Greet Mineen play against Bianca Andreescu and the day is going to be rounded off with a battle between Russian compatriots Varvara Gracheva and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.


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