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WATCH: Will Tsulenko Get Her Wish of Reaching US Open Quarters?

Seeded Lesia Tsurenko made the fourth round round last year and is near her career high. Her wish for this year's tournament is to go one step further than last year, which is to reach the quarterfinals. Will her wish be granted.

Steve Weissman sat down with the Lesia Tsurenko to find out about her mindset heading into the final major of the year.

"This year I decide[d] for myself that I want to play better than the last year, so I'm really hoping for the quarterfinal, and I hope I play really well now, and I hope I can show everything that I was practicing for the last few weeks, and yes and I hope to get to the quarterfinal," said the Ukrainian.

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