US Open Day 2 Gallery
On a hot and muggy Tuesday, Kimiko and JJ weren't the only ones grinding it out...
Published August 31, 2010 12:00
The heat was on from the beginning of play Tuesday, as temperatures exceeded 90F on Day 2 of play.
Jelena Jankovic fended off the valiant challenge of Romanian teenager Simona Halep in three, 64 46 75.
Former teen phenom and Wimbledon semifinalist Mirjana Lucic won her first Grand Slam match since 2002.
Kimiko Date Krumm showed she still has it, pushing former US Open champ Sveta Kuznetsova to three sets.
Kim Clijsters was interviewed by Jimmy Connors on the Tennis Channel set following her first round win.
No.26 seed Lucie Safarova was one of the first seeds to fall, losing to Tamira Paszek, 26 75 62.
Anne Keothavong succumbed under scorching sun, losing her lead and falling to Chan Yung-Jan, 26 61 61.
Yanina Wickmayer, a semifinalist here last year, made an emotional return and won her opener handily.
Chelsey Gullickson's big-hitting talents were on display at night in her first Grand Slam match.
Caroline Wozniacki was too sharp for fellow 20-year-old Chelsey Gullickson, winning in straight sets.