Photos Du Jour: Some Stumble, Some Rumble
It was a mixed bag for the favorites at the French Open on Wednesday. See all the best pics.
Published May 30, 2012 12:00
Victoria Azarenka kicked off the day with a clean 61 61 win over German qualifier Dinah Pfizenmaier.
Samantha Stosur wasn't too far behind, scoring a 61 64 win over Irina Falconi in the second round.
Sara Errani, a three-time WTA champion on clay this year, beat another American, Melanie Oudin, 62 63.
Zhang Shuai and Kaia Kanepi scored a big doubles upset over No.1 seeds Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond.
Mathilde Johansson beat No.24 seed Petra Cetkovska to reach her first third round at a Grand Slam.
Petra Martic scored the biggest upset of the day over No.8 seed Marion Bartoli - her first Top 10 win.
Marion Bartoli, France's No.1 player and a semifinalist at the French Open last year, left the court.
World No.3 Agnieszka Radwanska took on former World No.1 Venus Williams in a second round clash.
Venus Williams had beaten a Top 3 player on clay before, but it was all the way back in the 1999 season.
Venus Williams and Agnieszka Radwanska met at the net after Radwanska handed Williams a 62 63 defeat.