Ana Ivanovic advanced to the third round of the 2012 U.S. Open on Thursday afternoon by defeating Sofia Arvidsson of Sweden, 6-2, 6-2. The 25-year-old Serbian will play the winner of the match between Sloane Stephens and Tatjana Malek, which is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. ET on Thursday.
Maria Kirilenko, Jelena Jankovic and Dominika Cibulkov all advanced in the women's bracket on Thursday, as well.
In addition, Mardy Fish and Jo-Wilfred Tsonga have just begun their respective second round matches in the men's bracket.