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Sabalenka stuns world No 5 Kvitova at US Open

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World No. 20 Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus defeated Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova (No. 5) 7-5, 6-1 in two straight sets to advance to the fourth round of a Grand Slam at the US Open.

In the past month, Sabalenka has powered past five Top 10 WTA stars - Caroline Wozniacki, Caroline Garcia, Karolina Pliskova, Julia Goerges and Petrva Kvitova.

Yet another Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich (33) was outclassed by Japan's Naomi Osaka (19) 0-6, 0-6 who will take on Aryna Sabalenka in the next round of the US Open.