Ivanovic moves on with easy win over Zheng

Unseeded Ana Ivanovic of Serbia advanced to the third round of

the U.S. Open with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over 21st-seeded Zheng Jie of


Ivanovic, the former world No. 1 who now stands at No. 40,

needed 56 minutes Wednesday to defeat Zheng at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Ivanovic won the 2008 French Open, but has never been past the

fourth round at Flushing Meadows.

She hit 22 winners in making quick work of Zheng. The match was

played in sweltering conditions – with bright sunshine and

temperatures in the 90s.