|Published:||Aug 29, 2012 10:58 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Aug 30, 2012 6:31 AM EDT|
NEW YORK (AP) - A look at Wednesday's play at the $25.5 million U.S. Open tennis championships:
WEATHER: Sunny and dry with a light breeze. High of 80.
ATTENDANCE: Day: 35,464. Night: 23,771. Total: 59,235.
MEN'S SEEDED WINNERS: First Round: No. 4 David Ferrer, No. 7 Juan Martin del Potro, No. 8 Janko Tipsarevic, No. 9 John Isner and No. 13 Richard Gasquet and No. 19 Philipp Kohlschreiber. Second Round: No. 3 Andy Murray.
MEN'S SEEDED LOSERS: No. 21 Tommy Haas, No. 26 Andreas Seppi, No. 28 Mikhail Youzhny and No. 29 Viktor Troicki.
WOMEN'S SEEDED WINNERS: Second Round: No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, No. 3 Maria Sharapova, No. 5 Petra Kvitova, No. 7 Sam Stosur, No. 9 Li Na, No. 11 Marion Bartoli, No. 15 Lucie Safarova, No. 19 Nadia Petrova, No. 28 Zheng Jie and No. 31 Varvara Lepchenko.
WOMEN'S SEEDED LOSERS: No. 17 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, No. 23 Kim Clijsters and No. 25 Yanina Wickmayer.
TOP PLAYERS ON COURT THURSDAY: Men: No. 1 Roger Federer vs. Bjorn Phau, No. 5 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga vs. Martin Klizan, No. 6 Tomas Berdych vs. Jurgen Zopp. Women: No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska vs. Carla Suarez Navarro, No. 4 Serena Williams vs. Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez, No. 6 Angelique Kerber vs. Venus Williams.
STAT OF THE DAY: Kim Clijsters' 22-match winning streak at the U.S. Open was broken in her loss to Laura Robson. Her last loss at the Open was to Justine Henin for the women's singles title in 2003.
STAT OF THE NIGHT: 30 winners for Maria Sharapova, none for Lourdes Dominguez Lino in their second-round match, won by Sharapova 6-0, 6-1.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: "This completely feels like the perfect place to retire. I just wish it wasn't today." - Kim Clijsters.
TUESDAY ON TV (All Times EDT): Tennis Channel, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; ESPN2, 1-11 p.m.
ON THIS DATE (Aug. 30, 2005): Fourth-seeded Andy Roddick celebrated his 23rd birthday by losing his first-round match to 68th-ranked Gilles Muller.