Tuesday was shaping up to be a big day at the 2012 U.S. Open, but heavy rain forced most of the day's action to be suspended.
Only two of Tuesday's matches were completed with a host of others postponed until Wednesday. On the men's side, No. 4 David Ferrer advanced to the quarterfinal with a 7-5, 7-6, 6-4 win against No. 13 Richard Gasquet. No. 20 Andy Roddick was tied 6-6 in his first set against No. 7 Juan Martin Del Potro when their match was suspended while No. 2 Novak Djokovic was ahead 2-0 in the first set before rain halted his match.
The No. 1 women's seed, Victoria Azarenka, advanced to the semifinals with a 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 win against No. 7 Samantha Stosur. The rest of the women's singles matches were postponed, including Maria Sharapova's match against Marion Bartoli. No. 11 Bartoli was leading No. 2 Sharapova 4-0 in the first set before play was suspended.
Assuming the weather cooperates, the postponed matches will resume Wednesday.
Tuesday's complete schedule can be found at the official U.S. Open site, and live men's and women's scoreboards are available from Sports Illustrated.
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