On the Day 2 of the US Open 2012, World No.1 Roger Federer beat German Bjon Phau, a year 'older' to him in straight sets 6-3, 6-3, 6-2, Roger Federer would now play with world no. 25 Fernando Verdasco in the third round of the US Open tennis championship - the last Grand Slam event of year 2012.
In another 2nd round match, Berdych beat Zop in straights too, 6-1, 6-4 and 6-2.
In a major upset on Day-2, the elder Williams, the American Venus Williams met the same fate as in Wimbledon when the German Angelique Kerber dashed Venus' hopes of moving on and beat her 6-2, 5-7, 7-5, in a match that lasted 2 hours, 45 minutes. Williams, who is the 2000 and 2001 champion, fared miserably with 60 unforced errors.
However, in the ladies' singles tennis, Venus' younger sister, World No. 4 and recently Olympic gold medalist american Serena Williams defeated Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez in straight sets to advance to the third round, where she will face Ekaterina Makarova.
In another match, World No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska won her second round match over Carla Suarez Navarro, setting up a third-round match with No. 30 Jelena Jankovic.