US Open: Former champion Sam Stosur dumped out by American teenager

17-year-old qualifier Victoria Duval, a daughter of Haitian parents and ranked at 296, beat the 11th seed and 2011 champion 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.

updated: August 28, 2013 09:22 IST
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New York: Eleventh-seeded Samantha Stosur, the 2011 champion, was sent crashing out of the US Open on Tuesday by American 17-year-old qualifier Victoria Duval.

The American, a daughter of Haitian parents and ranked at 296, clinched a famous 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 win to register her first victory at a Grand Slam, two years after her only other major appearance, when she was defeated in New York by Kim Clijsters.

"The crowd really helped me. Sam is a great champion and I watched her when she won the US Open. Today she didn't play her best match and I played the best match of my career," said Duval.

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