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US Open Glance
August 30, 2013, 12:30 am

NEW YORK (AP) A look at Thursday's play at the $34.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

WEATHER: Mostly sunny, warm and pleasant. High of 79.

ATTENDANCE: Day: 37,984. Night: 21,739.

MEN'S SEEDED WINNERS: No. 2 Rafael Nadal, No. 4 David Ferrer, No. 7 Roger Federer, No. 8 Richard Gasquet, No. 10 Milos Raonic, No. 13 John Isner, No. 18 Janko Tipsarevic, No. 19 Tommy Robredo, No. 22 Philipp Kohlschreiber, No. 23 Feliciano Lopez and No. 32 Dmitry Tursunov.

MEN'S SEEDED LOSERS: No. 26 Sam Querrey.

WOMEN'S SEEDED WINNERS: No. 1 Serena Williams, No. 2 Victoria Azarenka, No. 6 Caroline Wozniacki, No. 7 Petra Kvitova, No. 8 Angelique Kerber, No. 9 Jelena Jankovic, No. 10 Roberta Vinci, No. 13 Ana Ivanovic, No. 14 Maria Kirilenko, No. 16 Sabine Lisicki, No. 21 Simona Halep, No. 24 Ekaterina Makarova, No. 25 Kaia Kanepi, No. 26 Alize Cornet and No. 27 Svetlana Kuznetsova.

WOMEN'S SEEDED LOSERS: No. 4 Sara Errani, No. 19 Sorana Cirstea, No. 22 Elena Vesnina and No. 28 Mona Barthel.

TOP PLAYERS ON COURT FRIDAY: Men, Second Round: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. Benjamin Becker, No. 3 Andy Murray vs. Leonardo Mayer, No. 5 Tomas Berdych vs. Denis Kudla, No. 6 Juan Martin del Potro vs. Lleyton Hewitt. Women, Third Round: No. 1 Serena Williams vs. Yaroslava Shvedova, No. 3 Agnieszka Radwanska vs. No. 32 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, No. 5 Li Na vs. No. 30 Laura Robson, No. 8 Angelique Kerber vs. No. 25 Kaia Kanepi.

STAT OF THE DAY: Serena Williams lost only nine points in the second set of her 6-3, 6-0 victory over Galina Voskoboeva.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "I don't know why, but I'm not enjoying going on the courts, and that is the worst thing a player can have." - No. 4-seeded Sara Errani, who lost her second-round match to Flavia Pennetta.

FRIDAY ON TV (All Times EDT): Tennis Channel, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; ESPN2, 1-11 p.m.

ON THIS DATE (Aug. 30, 1927): Helen Wills beat 16-year-old Betty Nuthall of England 6-1, 6-4 for her fourth U.S. women's singles title. Wills finished her career with seven U.S. titles and 19 total major titles.

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