Posted August 28, 2012 on AP on Fox
Monday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $25.5 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles First Round Kei Nishikori (17), Japan, def. Guido Andreozzi, Argentina, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. James Blake, United States, def. Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, 7-5, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. Marcel Granollers (24), Spain, def. Denis Kudla, United States, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (2). Andy Murray (3), Britain, def. Alex Bogomolov Jr., Russia, 6-2, 6-4, 6-1. Jack Sock, United States, def. Florian Mayer (22), Germany, 6-3, 6-2, 3-2, retired. Ivan Dodig, Croatia, def. Hiroki Moriya, Japan, 6-0, 6-1, 6-2. Tim Smyczek, United States, def. Bobby Reynolds, United States, 1-6, 6-4, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. Nikolay Davydenko, Russia, def. Guido Pella, Argentina, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2. Albert Ramos, Spain, def. Robby Ginepri, United States, 6-7 (3), 7-5, 6-4, 6-0. Jeremy Chardy (32), France, def. Filippo Volandri, Italy, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3. Paul-Henri Mathieu, France, def. Igor Andreev, Russia, 2-6, 4-6, 7-6 (1), 7-6 (4), 6-1. Matthew Ebden, Australia, def. Tatsuma Ito, Japan, 7-6 (9), 6-3, 6-2. Daniel Brands, Germany, def. Adrian Ungur, Romania, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (5). Fernando Verdasco (25), Spain, def. Rui Machado, Portugal, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. Flavio Cipolla, Italy, def. Blaz Kavcic, Slovenia, 6-4, 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-3. Mardy Fish (23), United States, def. Go Soeda, Japan, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (2), 6-3. Bjorn Phau, Germany, def. Maxime Authom, Belgium, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5). Martin Klizan, Slovakia, def. Alejandro Falla, Colombia, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2. Roger Federer (1), Switzerland, def. Donald Young, United States, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4. Feliciano Lopez (30), Spain, def. Robin Haase, Netherlands, 6-3, 7-5, 6-2. Jurgen Zopp, Estonia, def. Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, 7-5. Gilles Simon (16), France, def. Michael Russell, United States, 7-6 (4), 3-6, 5-7, 6-4, 6-1. Marin Cilic (12), Croatia, def. Marinko Matosevic, Australia, 5-7, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-4. Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo, Spain, def. Somdev Devvarman, India, 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4. Women First Round Anna Tatishvili, Georgia, def. Stephanie Foretz Gacon, France, 6-2, 6-0. Sam Stosur (7), Australia, def. Petra Martic, Croatia, 6-1, 6-1. Casey Dellacqua, Australia, def. Lesia Tsurenko, Ukraine, 6-2, 6-3. Lucie Hradecka, Czech Republic, def. Anabel Medina Garrigues (27), Spain, 6-3, 6-3. Marion Bartoli (11), France, def. Jamie Hampton, United States, 6-3, 7-6 (5). Li Na (9), China, def. Heather Watson, Britain, 6-2, 6-3. Kristyna Pliskova, Czech Republic, def. Julia Goerges (18), Germany, 7-6 (4), 6-1. Nadia Petrova (19), Russia, def. Jarmila Gajdosova, Australia, 6-3, 7-6 (3). Sorana Cirstea, Romania, def. Sabine Lisicki (16), Germany, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. Aleksandra Wozniak, Canada, def. Alexandra Cadantu, Romania, 6-0, 6-3. Mandy Minella, Luxembourg, def. Olivia Rogowska, Australia, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. Romina Oprandi, Switzerland, def. Andrea Petkovic, Germany, 6-2, 7-5. Lucie Safarova (15), Czech Republic, def. Melanie Oudin, United States, 6-4, 6-0. Simona Halep, Romania, def. Iveta Benesova, Czech Republic, 7-5, 7-6 (5). Varvara Lepchenko (31), United States, def. Mathilde Johansson, France, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5. Maria Sharapova (3), Russia, def. Melinda Czink, Hungary, 6-2, 6-2. Lourdes Dominguez Lino, Spain, def. Sesil Karatantcheva, Kazakhstan, 6-4, 6-1. Mallory Burdette, United States, def. Timea Bacsinszky, Switzerland, 6-4, 6-3. Edina Gallovits-Hall, Romania, def. Stefanie Voegele, Switzerland, 7-5, 6-4. Petra Kvitova (5), Czech Republic, def. Polona Hercog, Slovenia, 7-6 (6), 6-1. Yanina Wickmayer (25), Belgium, def. Julia Glushko, Israel, 7-5, 6-2. Anastasia Rodionova, Australia, def. Julia Cohen, United States, 6-3, 6-0. Kim Clijsters (23), Belgium, def. Victoria Duval, United States, 6-3, 6-1. Alize Cornet, France, def. Nicole Gibbs, United States, 7-5, 6-3. Laura Robson, Britain, def. Samantha Crawford, United States, 6-3, 7-6 (6). Zheng Jie (28), China, def. Virginie Razzano, France, 4-6, 6-2, retired. Victoria Azarenka (1), Belarus, def. Alexandra Panova, Russia, 6-0, 6-1. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (17), Russia, def. Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia, 6-4, 7-6 (1). Magdalena Rybarikova, Slovakia, def. Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3. Pauline Parmentier, France, def. Michaella Krajicek, Netherlands, 6-2, 6-4. Kristina Mladenovic, France, def. Marina Erakovic, New Zealand, 7-5, 6-4. Kirsten Flipkens, Belgium, def. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, Czech Republic, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3..
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