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2012 U.S. Open Scores: Djokovic, Roddick And Venus Williams Advance While Wozniacki Bows Out

The first round of the U.S. Open continued from New York on Tuesday with some big names in action both early and late.

Novak Djokovic made easy work of first-round opponent Paolo Lorenzi. Djokovic, the No. 2 seed in the tournament, only lost two games in the match this evening, winning 6-1, 6-0, 6-1.

On the women's side, eighth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki was eliminated tonight in straight-sets by Irina-Camelia Begu, dropping both sets 6-2.

No. 4-seed Serena Williams has begin her U.S. Open tonight, taking on Coco Vandeweghe in a match that just started inside the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Earlier in the day, American Andy Roddick won his first-round match in straight-sets over fellow American Rhyne Williams by scores of 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Fifth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga opened his tournament with a 6-3, 6-1, 7-6(3) win over Karol Beck.

Early women's action included second-seeded woman Agnieszka Radwanska taking care of her first match easily, winning 6-1, 6-1 over Nina Bratchikova. Venus Williams also made short work of fellow American Bethanie Mattek-Sands, beating her 6-3, 6-1.

Cincinnati native Nicole Gibbs was eliminated on Monday by Alize Cornet, 7-5, 6-3.

The action can be streamed live online at the U.S. Open official site as well as watched on ESPN2 until 11 p.m. ET. There will be online streams available for six different courts, allowing users to catch all of the action.

A complete, live scoreboard can be found at Sports Illustrated.

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