On Wednesday at the 2012 U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., all the usual suspects moved on to the next round as expected.
On the women's side of the draw, No. 3 Maria Sharapova made quick work of Lourdes Dominguez Lino, 6-0, 6-1. Sharapova was completely dominant, as the score indicates, and will face Mallory Burdette in the third round.
Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka also won her match in an easy fashion, 6-2, 6-1, against Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium. Azarenka doesn't have a pushover next on her schedule, however, as she's due to face No. 28 Jie Zheng.
As for the men, 10th-seeded John Isner was impressive in a tough match versus Xavier Malisse. The lanky American controlled the day with his serve and took the match in four sets, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5), 5-7, 7-6 (11-9).
The highest seed to be taken out was No. 21 Tommy Haas, who capitulated to Ernests Gulbis in five sets. The unranked Latvian shocked the experts with a 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 victory.
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