Ekaterina Makarova advanced to the third round of US Open.
In the second-round match, she defated No. 9 seed German Julia Goerges in straight sets 7-6 (12-10), 6-3.
The match lasted 1 hour and 36 minutes. Makarova hit 8 aces, made 3 double faults and won 1 break point out of 2. Goerges hit 5 aces, made 1 double fault and won no break points out of 5.
In order to reach the Last 16 of US Open, Makarova will have to take on Anastasia Sevastova of Latvia seeded No. 19.