US Open: Monday results, Tuesday's schedule

Roger Federer defeated Jurgen Melzer Monday night. Caroline Wozniacki defeated Maria Sharapova. Today: Rafael Nadal and Venus Williams play.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a return to Jurgen Melzer of Austria during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Sept. 6.

US Open results at a glance for Monday.

MEN'S RESULTS Monday: Fourth Round Roger Federer defeated No. 13 Jurgen Melzer, No. 3 Novak Djokovic defeated No. 19 Mardy Fish, No. 5 Robin Soderling beat No. 21 Albert Montanes and No. 17 Gael Monfils beat unseeded Richard Gasquet in straight sets. No. 2 Roger Federer faced No. 13 Jurgen Melzer in the night match.

WOMEN'S RESULTS: Fourth Round: No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki defeated No. 14 Maria Sharapova, No. 7 Vera Zvonareva defeated unseeded Andrea Petkovic, unseeded Dominika Cibulkova beat No. 11 Svetlana Kuznetsova and No. 31 Kaia Kanepi beat No. 15 Yanina Wickmayer.


Men, Fourth Round: No. 1 Rafael Nadal vs. No. 23 Feliciano Lopez at 7 pm.

No. 8 Fernando Verdasco vs. No. 10 David Ferrer, No. 12 Mikhail Youzhny vs. Tommy Robredo, No. 20 Sam Querrey vs. No. 25 Stanislas Wawrinka.

Women, Quarterfinals: No. 2 Kim Clijsters vs. No. 5 Sam Stosur, No. 3 Venus Williams vs. No. 6 Francesca Schiavone at 1 pm.

STAT OF THE DAY: Maria Sharapova committed 36 unforced errors compared to just 10 by opponent Caroline Wozniacki.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "I know my game and I know myself, so I knew I could make it. I could beat everybody in this tournament. You know, I was just waiting for a moment, and I'm happy it's here." ó Dominika Cibulkova, who beat former U.S. Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova to advance to the quarterfinals where she'll meet No. 1-seed Caroline Wozniacki.

ON THIS DATE: Sept. 7, 1991: 17-year-old Monica Seles wins her first U.S. Open women's singles title, defeating 34-year-old Martina Navratilova in straight sets.

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