Tennis-Open-Confident Stosur storms into third round


Thu, 30 Aug 00:48:00 2012

NEW YORK, Aug 29 - Defending champion Sam Stosur stormed into the third round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, crushing Edina Gallovits-Hall of Romania 6-3 6-0.

The Australian, who clinched her only grand slam singles title in New York last year, dominated world number 135 Gallovits-Hallas as she wrapped up the match in exactly one hour.

Gallovits-Hall had qualified for the main draw but was outgunned from the start by the power of a confident Stosur.

The Australian ripped through the second set to clinch a convincing victory and will next play American Varvara Lepchenko.


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