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US Open: Day three

August 30, 2012


Kim Clijsters crashed out of the US Open on Wednesday after losing to Britain's Laura Robson 7-6, 7-6. Robson's compatriot, Andy Murray, cruised into the third round after defeating Ivan Dodig 6-2 6-1 6-3. World number one Victoria Azarenka overpowered Belgian qualifier Kirsten Flipkens 6-2 6-2 in 65 minutes in a blustery Arthur Ashe Stadium before defending champion Sam Stosur recorded a routine 6-3 6-0 win over Edina Gallovits-Hall. Russia’s third seed Maria Sharapova trounced Lourdes Dominguez Lino 6-0 6-1 in the first of two night matches. -Photos by agencies