Gallery: The story from a scorching day two at the 2018 US Open
Here is our story from the second day of the 2018 US Open at Flushing Meadows.
Petra Kvitova was feeling the heat, but she still managed to book her second-round ticket with a two-set win.
Andrea Petkovic was pumped, but she went down in three sets against Jelena Ostapenko.
Caroline Wozniacki kept her cool.
Mikhail Youzhny was one of several players needing court-side treatment for heat exhaustion.
And Novak Djokovic was another.
Although, in fairness, the scene was absolutely spectacular.
And the view is always improved by the arrival of a leaping Roger Federer.
Nick Kyrgios awaits for Federer in round three if the pair can avoid defeat in round two. Exciting!
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Toni Nadal gets his crystal ball out to predict where Rafael Nadal might play his last match.
Aryna Sabalenka gives injury update while ‘fresh’ Bianca Andreescu enjoys ‘sweet’ victories
Aryna Sabalenka and Barbora Krejcikova set for a third meeting in the space of a month.
WATCH: Carlos Alcaraz hammers Dusan Lajovic, suffers writer’s block, meets NBA star Jimmy Butler
All in a day’s work for Carlos Alcaraz.
Holger Rune thrilled to get off the scorching Hard Rock Stadium court
Holger Rune was happy to get out of the Miami heat.
On this day: Kim Clijsters announces return to tennis
Clijsters made her Grand Slam comeback at the US Open and went on to lift the trophy.
WATCH: Novak Djokovic hits the clay ahead of Monte Carlo return
Check out Novak Djokovic training on clay.
WATCH: Jelena Ostapenko calls out ‘disrespectful’ crowd
Jelena Ostapenko claimed it was like a football match.
Cameron Norrie refuses to blame injury for Miami Open exit
Cameron Norrie required treatment for an ankle injury.
Hubert Hurkacz comes through epic battle with Thanasi Kokkinakis
Hubert Hurkacz won a match that stands as the longest three-setter of the season to date.
Elena Rybakina downs Paula Badosa in instant classic
Elena Rybakina keeps coming up with the goods.