US Open Day 3: Murray through to Round 2, Venus out
The third day of the US Open 2013 saw business as usual as Andy Murray sealed his spot in the second round. For Venus Williams, it was heartbreak as she fell in the second round to Zheng Jie. (All AFP Photos)
Andy Murray needed just 98 minutes to get past 33-year-old Frenchman Michael Llodra, 6-2, 6-4, 6-3.
Lleyton Hewitt saw off Brian Baker 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Juan Martin del Potro beat Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in a battled out a four-hour, 13-minute dogfight in which the Argentine sixth seed won 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 7-6 (9/7).
Somdev Devvarman defeated Lukas Lacko of Slovakia, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 in a tie spread out over eight hours.
Third-seeded Radwanska defeated Spanish world number 103 Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor, 6-0, 7-5.
Li, the Chinese fifth seed, beat 100th-ranked Swede Sofia Arvidsson 6-2, 6-2.
Zheng Jie beat Venus Williams 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (7/5).