News24.com | Eighth seed Petra Martic tumbles out of US Open

Petra Martic (Getty Images)

Petra Martic (Getty Images)

Eighth seed Petra Martic was bundled out of the US Open in three sets by Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva in the last 16 on Sunday.

Putintseva, seeded 23rd, moved into the last eight with a 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 victory in 2hr 37 min on Arthur Ashe.

The Kazakh will play 28th seed Jennifer Brady for a spot in the semi-finals after the American reached her first ever Grand Slam quarter-final earlier on Sunday.

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