Former champ Samantha Stosur out at US Open

The Associated Press
Samantha Stosur, of Australia, returns a shot against Kaia Kanepi, of Estonia, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Williams overcomes 3 early double-faults to win

Samantha Stosur, of Australia, returns a shot against Kaia Kanepi, of Estonia, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Former champion Samantha Stosur is out at the U.S. Open.

The 24th-seeded Australian lost to Kaia Kanepi 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (8) in the second round Thursday.

Stosur, who won the 2011 U.S. Open title, holds the distinction as the last woman to beat Serena Williams at Flushing Meadows. Williams has won the past two titles and on Thursday extended her winning streak at the tournament to 16 matches with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Vania King.

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