Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and defeated Kaia Kanepi 6-3, 6-3 Monday, keeping alive her hopes for a third straight US Open title.
Playing mostly mistake-free tennis, top-seeded Novak Djokovic reached the quarterfinals at the US Open for the eighth year in a row -- and 22nd consecutive Grand Slam tournament overall.
Scot charges into US Open quarters with straight-sets win vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Americans Bob and Mike Bryan advanced to the quarterfinals of the US Open doubles Monday, downing countrymen Bradley Klahn and Tim Smyczek 6-3, 7-6 (5).
France captain Arnaud Clement picked Julien Benneteau instead of Gilles Simon on Monday in his team to face two-time defending champion Czech Republic in their Davis Cup semifinal this month.
Quarterfinalist one reason China now pumping billions of dollars into tennis
A blockbuster Labor Day schedule features six of the Top 10 seeds, which includes three of the past five Grand Slam champions – No. 1 Novak Djokovic (Wimbledon), No. 3 Stan Wawrinka (Australian Open) and No. 8 Andy Murray (’13 Wimbledon). Murray also won the US Open two years ago.
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Fourth-seeded David Ferrer became the first top-10 seed to fall in the men's draw of the U.S. Open, losing to Gilles Simon 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the third round Sunday.
With mentor Martina Hingis cheering from the stands, 17-year-old Belinda Bencic became the youngest US Open quarterfinalist since Hingis herself in 1997, defeating ninth-seeded Jelena Jankovic in straight sets.
Ekaterina Makarova advanced to her fifth Grand Slam quarterfinal with a straight set defeat of Eugenie Bouchard at the US Open on Monday.
Serena Williams posted a routine victory over Kaia Kanepi on Monday to advance to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the season.
Flavia Pennetta returned to the quarterfinals of the US Open with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Casey Dellacqua on Monday.
Kimiko Date-Krumm and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova upset second-seeded Hsieh Su-Wei and Peng Shuai in the third round of the US Open on Monday.