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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World number one in confident mood.
Novak Djokovic claims fifth Italian Open title with hard-earned win over Diego Schwartzman
Djokovic still sort of unbeaten.
Simona Halep maintains fine form by winning Italian Open after Karolina Pliskova retires injured
Third time lucky for Romanian.
Novak Djokovic concedes he ‘deserved’ warning from umpire as anger issues continue
Serb continues to court controversy.
‘It will be strange without Rafael Nadal in the final,’ admits Novak Djokovic
Djokovic says he won’t underestimate Argentine.
Five players out of Roland Garros qualifying following positive coronavirus tests, officials confirm
Two players return positive tests.
Novak Djokovic survives Casper Ruud scare to advance into Italian Open final in Rome
Djokovic chasing title number 81.
Simona Halep holds off Garbine Muguruza to reach third Italian Open final
Halep is looking for a first title in Rome.