Ioana Raluca Olaru won the first set in her third round U.S. Open qualifying match against Michelle Larcher de Brito, with a comfortable 6-2 score. In the second set, she served for the match at 5-2, and was broken. Larcher de Brito then saved four match points on her own serve, but Olaru won the match on her fifth match point. As always, Larcher de Brito did not give up, but this wasn't her day.
Olaru def. Larcher de Brito, 6-2, 6-3