Day 3 of the US Open delivered upsets, comebacks, and a dash of Wozniacki magic. From Stricker’s shocker to Djokovic’s dominance and the Tiafoe-Fritz tag team, it’s a tennis frenzy like never before!
Dominick Stricker rocked the court by taking down the No. 7 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas. Novak Djokovic cruised into the third round faster than you can say “ace.” And let’s not forget, tennis royalty Caroline Wozniacki made a dazzling return, ready to sprinkle her magic all over the court like confetti.
Tommy Terrific: Paul rallies into the third round at the US Open
Tommy Paul was in a sticky spot after an hour and seven minutes. He trailed Roman Safiullin, ranked 60th, 6-3, 6-2.
However, with the determination of someone challenged to a dance-off, he clawed his way back, winning the following three sets 6-2, 6-4, 6-3. Paul faced two break points while serving for the match. Yet he was cooler than a cucumber, swatting them away like pesky flies at a picnic.
Tommy Paul’s victory was a testament to his grit and determination. This guy embodies American tennis on the ATP Tour with a career-high ranking of No. 13. His season kick-started with a semifinal run at the Australian Open. He beat Carlos Alcaraz at an important tournament as well. Now, he’s set his sights on making more magic happen at this hard-court Slam.