Shuai Peng, of China, reacts after a point against Agnieszka Radwanska, of Poland, of Australia, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Elise Amendola
August 27, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) Peng Shuai upset fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska, the first top-10 player knocked out of this year's U.S. Open.

The 39th-ranked Peng won 6-3, 6-4 in the second round Wednesday, giving China a big win in the tournament with third-ranked Li Na out with a knee injury.

The U.S. Open is the only Grand Slam tournament in which Radwanska, the 2012 Wimbledon runner-up, has failed to reach the quarterfinals.

Peng had been 3-22 against top-five opponents, the last victory coming in 2011. That year was also the last time the 28-year-old made the third round at the U.S. Open.

On Wednesday, she won a 27-point rally with a sizzling backhand winner down the line to set up her third match point, then clinched victory with another backhand winner deep into the corner.

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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)