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.
Andy Murray in race against time to play at Australian Open after testing positive for COVID-19
Andy Murray tests positive for coronavirus – report.
Andy Murray Australian Open appearance in doubt after positive test for Covid
Murray is hoping to be able to arrive in Australia at a later date.
Dominic Thiem’s coach tests positive for COVID-19, but hopes to link up with Austrian ‘soon’
Nicolas Massu hopes to fly Down Under in a few weeks.
‘It feels great,’ says Hubert Hurkacz after starting 2021 with Delray Beach Open trophy
Hubert Hurkacz captures second ATP Tour title.
Australian Open drama as player reveals he was allowed to board flight despite positive COVID-19 test
Tennys Sandgren allowed to fly despite positive test.
Rafael Nadal suffers Australian Open setback as his coach Carlos Moya opts not to travel Down Under
Carlos Moya won’t be in Rafael Nadal’s box.
Notable Australian Open qualifiers: From Tsvetana Pironkova and Francesca Jones to Bernard Tomic
Oli Jefford on the notable Australian Open qualifiers.
‘I’m really happy to keep winning,’ says Aryna Sabalenka after capturing third title in a row
Another tournament, another title for Aryna Sabalenka.
Francesca Jones overcame injury and ‘wee mental breakdown’ ahead of Australian Open qualifying
Jones is in the main draw of Australian Open.
Naomi Osaka backed to win ‘another five to 10 majors as she that all-court game right’
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