Andrea shows fighting spirit

Andrea Petkovic has reached the third round of the US Open. In a thrilling three-setter Andrea beat Jie Zheng (CHN | WTA 78) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. Petko was already down 0-3 in the second set when she won six games in a row to force Zheng into the third set. After the Chinese broke Andrea's serve to hold a 2-1 lead, the world's no. 11 came back again with the re-break and a subsequent break to close out the match. (Video: watch the match-highlights)

In the third round Andrea will face Roberta Vinci (ITA | WTA 20). It is the first encounter between the two players.

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