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US Open: Ivanovic beat Zheng Jie 6-3, 6-0

09-02-2010 14:41 BJT

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Former world number one Ana Ivanovic took another step forward in her recent renaissance after beating China's 21st seed Zheng Jie 6-3, 6-0 to reach the third round of the US Open.

The Serbian, who topped the rankings just two years ago, smashed 22 winners en route to an impressive victory in just 56 minutes on a hot Arthur Ashe Stadium court. Ivanovic was beaten in the first round in New York last year, but has been slowly climbing the rankings and was far too strong for Zheng. Ivanovic took the first set 6-3 with powerful serve before easily winning the match 6-0 in the second set.

Former world number one Ana Ivanovic took another step forward in her recent
renaissance after beating China's 21st seed Zheng Jie 6-3, 6-0 to reach the third
round of the US Open.


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