US Open Gallery: Generations Of Stars
Generations of WTA stars - and some party rock - were in the house on Day 3 of the US Open.
Published August 30, 2012 12:00
Mandy Minella was among the early winners, reaching the third round of a Slam for the second time.
Kristina Mladenovic got to her first third round of a Slam with a win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
Casey Dellacqua led 4-0 in the second set but Li Na closed quickly, beating the Australian, 64 64.
Another lefty was faring far better on Ashe, though - Laura Robson pushed Kim Clijsters to the limits.
And Laura Robson pulled it off, beating the former World No.1 in her last tournament, 76(4) 76(5).
Kim Clijsters and Laura Robson met at the net after the British teenager recorded her breakthrough win.
ESPN's Pam Shriver interviewed three-time US Open champion Kim Clijsters on the court afterwards.
Meanwhile, Lindsay Lee-Waters and Megan Moulton-Levy were outdone by the Williams sisters in doubles.
Kim Clijsters met the press later on - but she's not done, still contesting the doubles and the mixed.
The night match saw Lourdes Dominguez Lino taking on four-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova.
Lourdes Dominguez Lino is now 0-12 against Top 10 players, and Maria Sharapova 12-1 against Spaniards.
Redfoo from LMFAO - of Party Rock Anthem fame, among other hits - was among the star power in the crowd.