US Open Gallery: Snapping Out Of It
Jelena Dokic was one of the many sentimental favorites who hit all of their targets on Day 2.
Published August 31, 2011 12:00
No.11 seed Jelena Jankovic lined up a backhand down the line against American Alison Riske.
Aravane Rezai led the second set but ended up falling to No.26 seed Flavia Pennetta, 61 64.
Jelena Dokic snapped a five-match losing streak with a 63 61 triumph over Olga Govortsova.
No.15 seed and former US Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova won her opener in straight sets.
No.23 seed Shahar Peer had lost her last four meetings with Sania Mirza. This time she won.
No.6 seed Li Na came undone against Simona Halep on Tuesday, hitting 54 unforced errors.
Simona Halep, the highest-ranked teenager in the world, recorded her first ever Top 10 win.
For the first time in 40 years, no reigning Grand Slam champion won a match at the US Open.
As the Sun set on New York, Night 2 began. Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams were on the card.
Serena Williams improved to 45-0 in Slam first rounds by beating Bojana Jovanovski, 61 61.