US Open: British Heather Watson knocked OUT of Women’s Doubles second round as Indonesia and Japan duo Aldila Sutjiadi and Miyu Kato win in straight sets
- Heather Watson flew through the first round of US Open with Anna Danilina
- Former British Number One struggled against Miyo Kato and Aldila Sutjiadi
- Recap all the US Open action here, including Carlos Alcaraz and Katie Boulter
Former British Number one Heather Watson fell short alongside her doubles partner Anna Danilina against Japan’s Miyu Kato and Indonesian star Aldila Sutjiadi.
Despite having won nine titles throughout her career, including the 2016 mixed doubles title at Wimbledon, it was not enough at the US Open.
Miyu Kato and Aldila Sutjiadi secured a win in two sets, winning 6-3, 6-1 to knock out Watson and Danilina.
Her doubles partner, Anna Danilina of Kazakhstan, brings a powerful serve and impressive net skills – though their opponents outclassed the pair in straight sets.
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