Agencia EFESeptember 2, 2013 11:46
New York, Sep 2 (EFE).- Spain's Marcel Granollers advanced to the round of 16 at the U.S. Open, while countrywoman Carla Suarez Navarro made it into the quarterfinals in New York for the first time.
Granollers beat American Tim Smyczek 6-4, 4-6, 0-6, 6-3, 7-5 in the third round on Sunday.
Suarez Navarro, the No. 18 seed, became the first Spanish woman to make the quarters at the U.S. Open since 1998, when Arantxa Sanchez Vicario pulled off the feat, by upsetting Germany's Angelique Kerber, the No. 8 seed, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3).