US Open Glance
NEW YORK (AP) - A look at Friday's play at the $34.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:
WEATHER: Mix of sun and clouds. High of 84.
ATTENDANCE: Day: 37,889.
MEN'S SEEDED WINNERS: No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 3 Andy Murray, No. 5 Tomas Berdych, No. 12 Tommy Haas, No. 20 Andreas Seppi, No. 21 Mikhail Youzhny and No. 31 Julien Benneteau.
MEN'S SEEDED LOSERS: None.
WOMEN'S SEEDED WINNERS: No. 3 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 5 Li Na, No. 8 Angelique Kerber, No. 9 Jelena Jankovic, No. 15 Sloane Stephens, No. 18 Carla Suarez Navarro and No. 24 Ekaterina Makarova.
WOMEN'S SEEDED LOSERS: No. 16 Sabine Lisicki, No. 23, Jamie Hampton, No. 25 Kaia Kanepi, No. 30 Laura Robson and No. 32 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
TOP PLAYERS ON COURT SATURDAY: Men, Third Round: No. 2 Rafael Nadal vs. Ivan Dodig, No. 4 David Ferrer vs. Mikhail Kukushkin, No. 7 Roger Federer vs. Adrian Mannarino, No. 8 Richard Gasquet vs. No. 32 Dmitry Tursunov. Women, Third Round: No. 2 Victoria Azarenka vs. No. 26 Alize Cornet, No. 6 Caroline Wozniacki vs. Camila Giorgi, No. 7 Petra Kvitova vs. Alison Riske, No. 10 Roberta Vinci vs. Karin Knapp.
STAT OF THE DAY: Li Na served 11 aces and was 9 for 9 at net in her 6-2, 7-5 victory over Laura Robson.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: "He's a big hitter of the ball. I had to defend a lot,'' Murray said in an on-court interview. "I think he played some really, really good tennis.'' - No. 3 Andy Murray, who needed four sets to beat 81st-ranked Leonardo Mayer.
SATURDAY ON TV (All Times EDT): CBS, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Tennis Channel, 7-11 p.m.
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