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Slam champs slammed in first round

Slam champs slammed in first round

Originally Published: August 30, 2011
By Viv Bernstein

Slammed: You won't find a reigning Grand Slam champion in the women's draw at Flushing Meadows the rest of the U.S. Open. They're gone. A day after Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova lost to Alexandra Dulgheru, French Open winner Li Na was upset in the first round by Simona Halep on Tuesday, 6-2, 7-5. Kim Clijsters, the 2010 U.S. Open winner and 2011 Australian Open champion, withdrew before the tourney because of injury.

It's the first time since 1971 that the second round of the ...

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