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Flushing Meadows, NY - Taylor Townsend has surely watched Serena Williams dominate first-round opponents at Grand Slams over the years. Cheap NFL Jerseys China Authentic . This time, the 18-year-old was on the business end of it at the U.S. Open. Williams cruised to a 6-3, 6-1 victory in Tuesdays nightcap against the overmatched Townsend, a left-hander who was two-years old when Williams made her U.S. Open debut in 1998. The two-time reigning U.S. Open champ did not take it easy on the young American, winning 88 percent of the points on her first serve and hitting 16 winners to Townsends eight. Still, Williams was impressed. "Shes incredibly talented," Williams said of Townsend following the match. "Its awesome for American tennis. We have such an amazing future." Earlier, Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, rising Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard and former world No. 1 Ana Ivanovic were easy first-round victors. The third-seeded Kvitova has now won her last eight Grand Slam matches after flattening the helpless Kristina Mladenovic 6-1, 6-0 in 54 minutes at Ashe Stadium. Kvitova captured her second Wimbledon title in four years last month and is fresh off her hardcourt title in New Haven last week. The seventh-seeded Bouchard improved to 17-3 at this years Grand Slam events by blitzing Olga Govortsova 6-2, 6-1, while the eighth-seeded Ivanovic routed American Alison Riske 6-3, 6-0 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The 20-year-old Wimbledon runner-up Bouchard is the only woman to appear in at least the semifinals at this years first three majors. Ivanovic is a former French Open champion. A big upset came when 15-year-old American CiCi Bellis took out 12th-seeded Aussie Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkova 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 on Court 6. The San Francisco native and world No. 2 junior Bellis, making her Grand Slam debut, is ranked 1,208th in the world and is the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since Anna Kournikova in 1996. The reigning two-time U.S. Open runner-up and two-time Aussie Open champ Victoria Azarenka, a former world No. 1 seeded 16th at this fortnight, moved on by overcoming Misaki Doi 6-7 (3-7), 6-4, 6-1. The on-the-mend Azarenka missed three months of action this year while being sidelined with a foot injury. Her second-round opponent will be American Christina McHale. A pair of former U.S. Open champs had different results on Day 2, as Marina Erakovic took out 20th-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) and 24th-seeded Samantha Stosur handled American Lauren Davis 6-1, 6-4. Kuznetsova titled here 10 years ago and was the Open runner-up in 2007, while Stosur captured her lone Grand Slam singles title in Flushing in 2011. Meanwhile, 11th-seeded Flavia Pennetta held off Julia Goerges 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 and 17th-seeded Ekaterina Makarova erased American Grace Min 6-4, 6-2. In other action involving seeds, No. 15 Carla Suarez Navarro ousted Ajla Tomljanovic, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, No. 23 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova crushed Teliana Pereira, 6-2, 6-0, No. 29 Casey Dellacqua erased Patricia Mayr-Achleitner 7-5, 6-3, No. 30 Barbora Zahlavova Strycova subdued Ashleigh Barty 6-1, 6-3, and Mona Barthel upended No. 32 Zhang Shuai 6-1, 6-2. Also, No. 27 American Madison Keys cruised past Jarmila Gajdosova, 6-0, 6-3. In other play featuring Americans, McHale snuck past Chanelle Scheepers 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (7-5), Nicole Gibbs downed Caroline Garcia, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3, Varvara Lepchenko bested Alison Van Uytvanck 7-5, 6-2, Shelby Rogers beat Ukrainian Maryna Zanevska 6-4, 6-3 and Vania King outlasted former French Open champ Francesca Schiavone 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. Several other women reached the second round, including Kaia Kanepi, Sorana Cirstea, Polona Hercog, Elena Vesnina, Monica Niculescu, Aleksandra Krunic, Petra Cetkovska, Karolina Pliskova and Wang Qiang. Cheap NFL Jerseys .com) - The San Francisco Giants delivered plenty of big hits to tie the World Series. Cheap Jerseys Authentic . -- Theres nothing like winning to bring hope for a struggling team.WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Jets scoring leader Blake Wheeler was back on the ice Friday preparing for the teams final pre-season game against the Calgary Flames but with his sights also set on next weeks season opener.We want to get going, he said after an intense practice. Were getting excited, finally getting our group on the ice. It hasnt happened much over camp so I think tomorrow night will be a good time to get everyone kind of together for the first time for a little bit so it will be a nice moment.Injuries in camp have limited ice time for a lot of veterans, including Wheeler. Hes on a new line with sophomore centre Mark Scheifele and Evander Kane and admits they have a lot of work to do to get ready, something that wasnt helped by pre-season aches and pains.We need to get on the same page, he said. We need to play a little bit more simple. I think were trying to do all the right things but its tough. When you just kind of throw three guys together you know, sometimes its difficult, its not always instant magic.Weve got to work at it. Weve got to work at it in practice. Weve got to talk about it. We have the capability to create a lot of offence so I think thats going to come.Wheelers team-leading 69 points ranked him 21st on the NHL scoring list last season. The lanky 26-year-old from Plymouth, Minn., also had a career-high 28 goals.Most of the Jets veterans were back on the ice and coach Paul Maurice said the team was getting close to full health ahead of Saturdays pre-season finale against the visiting Flames. The Jets, who dropped a 4-2 decision in Calgary on Thursday, will try to improve on their 2-4 pre-season mark.Winnipeg will open the regular season Thursday at Arizona.Forward Dustin Byfuglien was back skating Friday but Maurice said he has likely missed tooo much ice time to play big minutes right away in Winnipegs top six as planned. Wholesale Jerseys China. He was originally tabbed to play on a line with team captain Andrew Ladd and centre Bryan Little.Byfuglien, who was not expected to play Saturday, said hes feeling pretty good but its hard to know when hell be back in top form.I could go out there and play a full game, like a normal game, I feel, he said. Would the legs and everything hold up? I dont know.Patrice Cormier and Eric ODell could return by mid-week. T.J. Galiardi was skating again after undergoing surgery to repair an eye injury suffered during practice a week ago.And then everybody else, if they heal the way theyre supposed to, Im hoping for a full crew on Monday, said Maurice.The Jets also placed forward Eric Tangradi on waivers Friday and will move him to their AHL farm team in St. Johns, N.L., if he clears.A bunch of guys are ahead of him, said Maurice.He said Tangradi came to camp in good shape and worked hard but the competition was tough with a lot of young talent.I dont think the role of in and out of the lineup was going to move his career along, he said. He either needs to get a fresh start with another team ... or get back to a game where he can play 18 or 20 minutes a night.Adam Lowry, 21, is one of those young players pushing the veterans at camp.The six-foot-five forward played just one season in the AHL but has looked pretty good in the pre-season. He doesnt know what his chances are of making the team.I think we still have quite a few forwards left in camp, he said. You cant look around and think too much about it. You kind of just have to focus on continuing to go out and continue to play well.If you take care of what you can do, its in managements hands whether I stay up or go down. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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