Gallery: The story from day five at the 2018 US Open, featuring #VenusSerena30
Day five at the US Open was mostly about Serena Williams v Venus Williams, but Rafael Nadal and Sloane Stephens also contributed to the spectacle.
Elise Mertens claimed the first win of the day as she beat Barbora Strycova to reach the fourth round.
Former world No 1 Victoria Azarenka found some light-hearted moments during her match against Sloane Stephens.
Defending champion Stephens, though, was in a class of her own as she won in straight sets.
Ninth seed Dominic Thiem gave his racket the full treatment during his win over American Taylor Fritz.
One fan got lucky as he received a souvenir.
Seventh seed Elina Svitolina flexing her muscles during her victory over Qiang Wang.
Rafael Nadal was pumped up as per usual.
Karen Kachanov brought his a-game at Arthur Ashe Stadium, but Nadal still managed to win.
Denis Shapovalov hit the deck and hit the exit as he lost a five-set marathon against fifth seed Kevin Anderson.
Serena Williams arrives for the headline act of day five at the US Open against sister Venus.
The Williams sisters at the toss of the coin.
Venus found it tough going against the 23-time Grand Slam winner.
Serena was in full flow.
Serena ended up powering her way to an easy win.
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The story of the opening day of play at Roland Garros.
‘Just not the real me’ – Dominic Thiem feeling flat after early French Open exit
Thiem led Andujar by two sets to love but suffered a first opening-round loss in Paris.
Veteran Pablo Andujar stuns two-time French Open finalist Dominic Thiem in Roland Garros opener
Dominic Thiem OUT of French Open.
Naomi Osaka fined £10.5k over media boycott, threatened with French Open expulsion
Osaka has been fined for refusing to do a press conference after her first-round win.
Naomi Osaka avoids drama, Petra Kvitova saves match point, Angelique Kerber crashes out
Osaka spoke briefly on court after win at Roland Garros.
Mats Wilander urges Naomi Osaka to reconsider French Open media boycott ‘or don’t play the tournament’
“That’s not fair to the other players,” says Mats Wilander.
Naomi Osaka’s opener: A win, flowers for her mother and an awkward 50-odd word on-court interview
Naomi Osaka safely into the second round at Roland Garros.
Chris Evert believes Rafael Nadal is on the brink of one of sport’s great achievements
Rafael Nadal is trying to win his 21st Grand Slam title and 14th French Open.
Novak Djokovic ‘ready, fit and motivated’ for French Open after Belgrade title success
“I am ready,” says Novak Djokovic ahead of French Open.
Chris Evert: Serena Williams has lost her fear factor but she is still the greatest
Chris Evert believes Serena Williams could still claim Grand Slam No 24.