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|Stosur Beats Dementieva to Reach US Open Quarters
|NEW YORK (AP) -- Sam Stosur won the latest-finishing women's match in U.S. Open history, erasing four match points to beat 2004 runner-up Elena Dementieva 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (2) in the fourth round.
There were 15 service breaks in the 2-hour, 38-minute match that ended at about 1:35 a.m. Monday.
The previous record for a U.S. Open women's match came in 1987, when Gabriela Sabatini and Beverley Bowes finished at 1:30 a.m.
The fifth seeded Stosur is the first Australian woman to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals since Wendy Turnbull in 1986.
Stosur faces defending champion Kim Clijsters next.
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