• Djokovic, Pliskova, Thompson (AAP)Source: AAP
A wrap of the best second-round action from Day 3 of the 2020 US Open.
SBS Sport

3 Sep 2020 - 9:26 AM  UPDATED 3 Sep 2020 - 9:26 AM

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The shock of the day was women's number one seed Karolina Pliskova getting knocked out in straight sets by Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia.

Garcia dominated the first set 6-1, and while Pliskova improved in the second she went down 7-6 (6-2) in the tiebreak.

Men's top seed Novak Djokovic had a wobble of his own, dropping the first set 7-6 (7-5) to Britain's Kyle Edmund, but he cruised through the next three sets winning them 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.

The only Aussie in action today was Jordan Thompson, who is through to the third round after defeating Belarussian Egor Gerasimov 6-1, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.

2018 winner and women's fourth seed Naomi Osaka made light work of Italian Camila Giorgi, advancing 6-1, 6-2.

In other big matches, men's fifth seed Alexander Zverev downed American Brandon Nakashima in four sets, and 2016 winner Angelique Kerber knocked out fellow German Anna-Lena Friedsam in straight sets, and Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated American Maxime Cressy also in straight sets.

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