Gallery: The story from a spectacular opening day at the 2018 US Open
Here is your pictorial from the opening day of the 2018 US Open at Flushing Meadows.
It was a frustrating start for world No 1 Simona Halep against Kaia Kanepia.
Estonian Kanepi caused the first upset of the 2018 US Open as she beat Halep 6-2, 6-4.
The Romanian became the first top seed to lose in the first round of the US Open in the Open Era.
Kyle Edmund was pumped early on against Paolo Lorenzi in his opener in New York,but it was the Italian who came out on top.
How good is it to see Andy Murray back in Grand Slam action?
Serena Williams made a triumphant return to Flushing Meadows.
A closer look at Serena’s dress.
And sister Venus also advanced into round two as she beat Svetlana Kuznetsova.
It was a case of down and out for Kuznetsova.
As did defending champion Sloane Stephens.
And John Inser made it an even better day for the Americans.
Kevin Anderson defied cramp to outlast Ryan Harrison.
Arthur Ashe court was briefly turned into a music venue.
With US songstress Kelly Clarkson providing the entertainment.
When the action resumed, Juan Martin del Potro was too good for American Donald Young.
The defending champion Rafael Nadal arrives on court.
David Ferrer didn’t have a great evening as he struggled with a calf injury.
Nadal powered his way into the second round after Ferrer was forced to retire.
Winning ATP Finals undefeated a ‘great boost of confidence’ for Grand Slams, says Daniil Medvedev
Confidence high for Daniil Medvedev.
Andy Murray on the best-of-five-set matches debate: ‘People often mistake long matches for epics’
What are Murray’s views on best-of-five-set matches?
‘I want to climb up the Rankings,’ says Dominic Thiem as he eyes new highs after ‘outstanding year’
Dominic Thiem eyeing top two spots in the ATP Rankings.
Daniil Medvedev triumphs in ATP Finals as Australian Open uncertainty continues
Medvedev won the biggest title of his career.
Daniil Medvedev hopes ATP Finals a sign of things to come with young guns forming ‘great rivalries’
Russian completed an unbeaten week at The O2.
Daniil Medvedev is last man standing in London as he beats Dominic Thiem to win 2020 ATP Finals
Medvedev came from a set down to defeat Thiem.
End of Big Three era? A look at state of men’s game after Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal’s ATP Finals exit
Federer, Nadal and Djokovic have dominated men’s game.
Dominic Thiem on expanding Andy Murray’s one-man club against the Big Three: ‘It’s super special’
A milestone win for Dominic Thiem.
Australian Open dates to be set ‘as soon as possible’ amid Covid uncertainty
Tennis Australia’s Craig Tiley ‘confident we will have decisions soon’.
Daniil Medvedev on Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal getting beaten at ATP Finals: ‘It’s super for tennis’
Big Two beaten twice at London’s O2 Arena.