2012 U.S. Open Results: Clijsters Retires, Isner And Sharapova Win On Day 3

Accomplished women's tennis player Kim Clijsters likely finished her career in a 7-6, 7-6 loss to England's Laura Robson on Wednesday at the 2012 U.S. Open. The three-time U.S. Open champion is set to retire.

Also in women's singles, No. 3 seed Maria Sharapova posted a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Lourdes Domínguez Lino in just under an hour. Sharapova will face American Mallory Burdette in the third round.

In men's singles, American John Isner took down Xavier Malisse in his first-round match, 6-3, 7-6, 5-7, and 7-6, while Juan Martin del Potro defeated Florent Serra in straight sets (6-4, 7-6, 6-4). Elsewhere in the men's bracket, Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray defeated Croatia's Ivan Dodig, 6-2, 6-1, 6-3. He will face the winner of a match between two Spaniards, Feliciano Lopez and Pablo Andujar, in the third round.

Serena and Venus Williams got started in women's doubles, beating Lindsay Lee-Waters and Megan Moulton-Levy, 6-4, 6-0, in their first-round match.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Houston

You must be a member of SB Nation Houston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Houston. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Houston

You must be a member of SB Nation Houston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Houston. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.