No. 11 Belinda Bencic defeated No. 23 Jessica Pegula 6-2, 6-4 in the third round of the US Open on Saturday.

The Olympic gold medalist thumped Pegula, hitting 22 unreturned serves to cruise to victory in one hour and 13 minutes.

Bencic will next face the winner of the matchup between No. 7 Iga Swiatek and No. 28 Anett Kontaveit.