As the first click opens the menu (which applies in XF1 as well, if the menu hasn't been triggered by other means), you'd have to add a link elsewhere. (Or some other sort of HTML changes, such as removing the menu entirely.)
A couple of members have complained about this, in xf1 a hover would open the menu, then a click opened the account details. Now it's a click and a second click. I know it doesn't seem a big deal but I like to make them happy.