2nd seeds Liezel Huber and Nadia Petrova defeated the Bondarenko sisters in straight sets today in the second round of the U.S. Open. Alona and Kateryna Bondarenko defeated Aravane Rezai and Yanina Wickmayer in the first round.
Wimbledon champions Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova, who are seeded 6th at the Open, moved to the third round with a defeat of Jarmila Groth and Klara Zakopalova. 15th seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Meghann Shaughnessy defeated Daniela Hantuchova and Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets.
Yesterday, top seeds Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta advanced to the second round.