Flushing Meadows, NY (Sports Network) - Third seed Agnieszka Radwanska
and fifth-seeded Li Na were a pair of winners on a rainy Wednesday at the U.S.
Open, while world No. 1 and defending champion Serena Williams had her second-
rounder against Kazakhstan's Galina Voskoboeva postponed until Thursday.
The 16-time Grand Slam champion Serena is a four-time U.S. Open champ and
two-time runner-up. She beat Victoria Azarenka in last year's final in
Flushing and is also the reigning French Open champ.
Meanwhile, last year's Wimbledon runner-up Radwanska, of Poland, got past
Spaniard Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor 6-0, 7-5 at Armstrong Stadium, while this
year's Australian Open runner-up and the former French Open champion Li, of
China, handled Swede Sofia Arvidsson 6-2, 6-2 at Ashe Stadium at the USTA
Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Radwanska will meet Russian Anastasia
Pavlyuchenkova on Friday.
Li was happy to beat the rain on Day 3.
"It's tough for them," she said, referring to all the players who still had
singles matches to complete. "For me, just relax all day and do whatever I
Also, 18th-seeded Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro dropped American Coco
Vandeweghe 6-3, 6-4 and a 32nd-seeded Pavlyuchenkova eased past Aussie
Ashleigh Barty 6-4, 6-0.
The Sports Network