Olympic Gallery: Only Sixteen Left At SW19...
For some there was glory, for others it was one of those days. The second round wrapped up.
Published August 01, 2012 12:00
Germany's Angelique Kerber was tough as nails, routing Timea Babos to reach the third round, 61 61.
Yaroslava Shvedova came so very close to an upset over No.15 seed Sabine Lisicki, getting match point.
But Sabine Lisicki won the rally and ended up fending off the all-out attack of the Kazakh, 46 63 75.
After some rain delays the skies cleared up and the rest of the second round matches took the court.
Not all of the crowd favorites were able to advance to the third round of the Olympic Tennis Event...
Home crowd favorites Heather Watson and Laura Robson both fell to seeded players in straight sets.
Maria Kirilenko took out Heather Watson, while Maria Sharapova was responsible for Laura Robson's exit.
Maria Kirilenko reached her second Grand Slam quarterfinal right here on these courts last month.
Julia Goerges followed up her first round win over Agnieszka Radwanska by beating Varvara Lepchenko.
On her 23rd birthday, World No.1 Victoria Azarenka made quick work of Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez.