Flavia Pennetta, of Italy, wipes sweat from her face between serves against Casey Dellacqua, of Australia, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Charles Krupa
September 01, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) Flavia Pennetta moved into the U.S. Open quarterfinals with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Casey Dellacqua, kicking off a full Labor Day slate of matches featuring top-seeded Serena Williams and six of the top 10 men's seeds.

Pennetta, the 11th-seeded Italian who reached the semifinals at Flushing Meadows last year, won with the help of 35 unforced errors from the 29th-seeded Dellacqua.

Pennetta moved on to play the winner of the match between Williams and 50th-ranked Kaia Kanepi of Estonia.

Other key matches Monday included top-seeded Novak Djokovic against 22nd-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber, third-seeded Stan Wawrinka against 16th-seeded Tommy Robredo, and eighth-seeded Andy Murray taking on ninth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

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