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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Top seed Karolina Pliskova suffered a shock 6-1 7-6(2) loss to Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday.
Pliskova, a former world number one, had no answer to the power of Garcia who fired 30 winners to the Czech’s 13.
Pliskova went 5-0 down in the opening set and although she fought back in the second, Garcia dominated the tiebreak to advance.
Garcia will face American Jennifer Brady (NYSE:BRC) in the next round.
Top seed Pliskova knocked out by Garcia at U.S. Open
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