US Open: Maria Sharapova, Stanislas Wawrinka Survive Shaky Moments, Agnieszka Radwanska Stunned

Maria Sharapova and Stanislas Wawrinka were the day's headliners as two-time defending women's champion Serena Williams and the top men Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray all had the day off.

updated: August 28, 2014 11:17 IST
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Maria Sharapova of Russia serves against Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania during their women's singles second round match on Day Three of the 2014 US Open.


New York: French Open champion Maria Sharapova and Australian Open winner Stanislas Wawrinka survived some shaky moments on Wednesday to book their third-round berths at the US Open.

Sharapova, who lifted her fifth Grand Slam title at Roland Garros this year, fought back from a set down in a gritty 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over 95th-ranked Romanian Alexandra Dulgheru.

The fifth-seeded Russian was reluctant to blame the windy conditions in the cavernous Arthur Ashe Stadium court for her difficulties, which included 46 unforced errors.

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