British primary Katie Boulter’s run on the US Open was ended within the third spherical by Peyton Stearns.
The 27-year-old from Leicester picked up two advantageous wins in her opening two matches, however American world quantity 59 Stearns proved too sturdy on a breezy Court 17.
Boulter was gunning for revenge having misplaced to Stearns throughout three tie-breaks and three-and-half hours in Texas in February.
But this was by no means as shut a match regardless of Boulter clawing again an early break within the first set.
Holding serve was changing into an arduous job and Stearns duly struck once more to pinch the opener.
A solitary break within the second was sufficient to ship Boulter packing as 21-year-old Stearns ran out a 6-4 6-3 winner.
Boulter will be happy with her efforts in New York, nevertheless, with a spot on the planet’s high 50 on the playing cards for the primary time in her profession.
She stated: “I wouldn’t say it was my best tennis. I think it was very competitive. I felt like I could have done a lot of things better but ultimately I gave everything I had on the day and unfortunately that is tennis.
“I have to learn from it and I have to get those things better. But credit to her, her forehand is one of the best on the women’s side.”