Serena Williams showed no ill effects of the ankle injury she had suffered two days earlier. In fact, she appeared increasingly mobile as the match progressed, despite the stifling heat.
Kim Clijsters showed no signs of movement issues in defeating Jarmila Gajdosova, 4-6, 6-1, 6-0, at the Crandon Park Tennis Center.
Dropping out of the rankings due to injuries in 2010, Sabine Lisicki has climbed back to No. 26 on the strength of a monster serve.