NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open, the year’s last Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local):
Pablo Carreno Busta reached the fourth round at the U.S. Open for the first time by easily eliminating qualifier Nicolas Mahut 6-3, 6-4, 6-3.
Carreno Busta compiled an impressive disparity of 32 winners to only 13 unforced errors Friday.
The 12th-seeded Spaniard has only once been as far as the quarterfinals at a Grand Slam tournament, at the French Open in June.
Mahut, ranked 115th, is best known for losing the longest match in tennis history, 70-68 in the fifth set against John Isner at Wimbledon in 2010.
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova moved into the U.S. Open’s fourth round with a 6-0, 6-4 victory over 18th-seeded Caroline Garcia of France.
It was only the 19th match of the year for Kvitova, who missed the first half of the…