The world number 23 on the WTA rankings is through to the second week of play in New York.
Croatia’s Donna Vekić beat Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan in straight sets 6:4, 6:1 in an even 100 minutes of play. Vekić dominated the entire match bringing her head to head record against Putintseva to four wins in as many meetings.
The Osijek native will play Germany’s Julia Goerges (30 WTA) next for a spot in the quarterfinals. Her head-to-head record against Goerges is three losses in as many matches.
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