Found January 17, 2013 on In the Tramlines:
So far none of the top seeds on either the men's or women's side have been tested that much, The top men have been clinical in their matches, all in straight sets. The women, however, have been downright cruel to their opponents. Sharapova, in two matches, hasn't dropped a game yet, Serena's barely dropped a couple, and so has Azarenka. Even though there hasn't been any drama with the top players, in the end, this really isn't a bad situation, with blockbuster matches later on in the tournament. That's also not to say that there hasn't been great tennis played so far. The matches involving lower ranked players have been very entertaining to watch, and it should only get better,  The biggest other story of the say involved the US women. Long devoid of hope beyond the Williams sisters, a few Americans have shown some great promise. While Vavara Lepchenko lost today to Elena Vesnina, herself a tough player, both Jamie Hampton and Sloane Stephens adva...
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