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.
Former Roland Garros semi-finalist Nadia Podoroska praised by Billie Jean King after coming out as lesbian
“You are a true role model in the fight for equality.”
Rafael Nadal: How the right-handed Rafa became the Grand Slam record holder by playing with his left hand
Right-handed Rafael Nadal is still one of the best in the business, but how?
Tennis fans irked by ‘right-handed’ Rafael Nadal in exhibition poster for Casper Ruud match
Tennis fans unimpressed after Rafael Nadal is pictured with a racket in his right hand.
Nick Kyrgios plays ‘light out tennis’ to reach Tokyo quarters – ‘I’ve got confidence in my game’
Aggressive tennis does the trick for Nick Kyrgios at Japan Open.
‘Roger Federer will leave bigger mark than Novak Djokovic and is a bigger icon than Rafael Nadal’
Former world No 4 explains why Roger Federer is “superior” to Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.
Emma Raducanu’s injury woes strike again as she pulls out of Romania event, major doubts over Mexico visit
Emma Raducanu battling injury again.
Corentin Moutet and Adrian Andreev fined after Challenger scrap, but no love lost between the pair
Corentin Moutet and Adrian Andreev are definitely not best mates.
Nick Kyrgios a big fan of ‘inspirational’ Naomi Osaka, saying ‘I love what she brings to the sport’
Nothing but praise for Naomi Osaka from Nick Kyrgios.
Andy Murray’s former coach gives his verdict on off-court coaching
Andy Murray’s former coach Jamie Delgado has given his verdict on the decision to allow in-match coaching in the men’s game.