The Radwanskas won’t want to hear the name “Roberta Vinci” brought up at the dinner table anytime soon.
Urszula was knocked out in the first round by the 29 year-old Italian, and #2 Agnieska was upset today 6-1, 6-4, eliminating yet another big name from the Open field.
Top seeded players face the pressure of playing every match on main courts, under the bright lights, the humid New York summer night, every move scrutinized. Moving into the middle rounds, journeymen and younger players face the challenge of being put under the microscope. They have varying degrees of success.