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Roger Federer nullified the big serving of Australian Sam Groth to move into the third round of the US Open.
As Gael Monfils hit ball after ball into the net during his first service game Friday at the U.S. Open resulting in four double-faults a thought occurred to him: "Seems pretty high, huh?" So after getting broken to fall behind 2-0, Monfils figured it wouldn't hurt to check it out for himself.
Fourth seed David Ferrer was handed a walkover into the third round of the US Open when opponent Bernard Tomic pulled out with hip problems.
Qualifier Mirjana Lucic-Baroni upset US Open second seed Simona Halep to reach the fourth round at a grand slam for the first time in 15 years.
Venus Williams went from not winning a game in the first set to not losing one in the second during her third-round U.S. Open match against Sara Errani .
Peng Shuai beat another seeded player at the U.S. Open to reach her second straight Grand Slam round of 16. Two days after upsetting fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska, Peng defeated 28th-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-4, 6-3 on Friday.
Sara Errani, of Italy, reacts after winning a game against Anastasia Rodionova, of Australia, during the second round of the U.S. .
In past U.S. Opens, it may have been the kind of stuff that was swept up and thrown away: Placards that identified players at news conferences.
Novak Djokovic dropped just four games against Paul-Henri Mathieu as he coasted into the third round of the US Open.
The two-time defending champion is perfectly capable of bulldozing her way through the toughest of draws but cannot now meet a top-10 rival until the semi-finals after Ana Ivanovic lost to Karolina Pliskova.
Serena Williams, of the United States, left, greets Vania King, of the United States, at the net after winning their second round match of the 2014 U.S. .
Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, returns a shot against Misaki Doi, of Japan, during the first round of the 2014 U.S. .
In the heat of the moment, locked in a suddenly tight match after midnight at Flushing Meadows, Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka snapped at a rowdy spectator, telling him to "Shut up."
Two-time champion Venus Williams is back in the third round of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010, a year before she announced she had been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease.
Ivan Dodig, of Croatia, leans on the net as he forfeits the match to Feliciano Lopez, of Spain, because of injury in the fifth set during the second round of the 2014 U.S. .
NEW YORK: Lleyton Hewitt has suffered a heavy first-round US Open defeat to complete the worst grand slam season of his celebrated 18-year career.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 02:31 am
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