Caroline Wozniacki lost her serve in the first game, but then she came back and rolled off 12 of the next 13 in a 6-2, 6-0 victory against Arantxa Rus at the U.S. open on Thursday.
In the quest of her first Grand Slam Title, Caroline Wozniacki lost six games in total in the first two matches held at Flushing Meadows.
She will be facing against the American Vania King in the next match. King, who beat Jarmila Gajdosova – 29th seeded, on Thursday.
In the late match, top seeded Novak Djokovic took the win in the first 14 games in a 6-0, 6-0, 6-2 victory against Carlos Berlocq of Argentina.
Novak has lost three games in total in the first two matches held at Flushing Meadows. His first challenger retired down 6-0, 5-1.
No. 3 Roger Federer also had an easy time. He was asked in an interview after his U.S. Open victory against Dudi Sela of Israel on Thursday to give other players some quick pointers and advice on how to dial in their serve.
He said, “It all starts with a good ball toss. Sometime, people think it’s just the swing, but I think the ball toss creates your motion after that. You should keep your elbow high on the serve, then the better you get, the more you can use rotation and legs.”