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Samantha Stosur, the last woman to beat Serena Williams at the US Open four years ago, and two-time runner-up Victoria Azarenka made the third round Thursday. Australian 22nd seed Stosur breezed past Russia's Evgeniya Rodina -- one of two mothers to have reached the second round -- 6-1, 6-1. Stosur, 31, fired eight aces with no double faults and hit 29 winners in her quickfire win, which gave her a third-round encounter against Italian 16th seed Sara Errani.
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A defiant county clerk was sent to jail for contempt Thursday after insisting that her "conscience will not allow" her to follow a federal judge's orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.