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.
David Goffin ends long wait for an ATP title with a win in Montpellier
David Goffin captured his first ATP Tour title for more than three years by winning the Open Sud de France in Montpellier.
Roger Federer sends his fans into a frenzy with Twitter post ahead of his return to action
Roger Federer fans are counting down to his return to action in Doha next week and his tweet teasing his return instantly became a big hit.
Iga Swiatek’s perfect week as she claims her second WTA title
Iga Swiatek won her second career WTA title with victory over Belinda Bencic in the final of the Adelaide International.
Jamie Murray says quarantine threat on tour means players must be ready to adapt
The doubles specialist plans to travel to tournaments in Mexico and Miami next month without knowing what to expect on arrival.
Battle of the Brits event is back and this time with spectators
The Battle of the Brits events were a huge success during the Covid-19 crisis and now they are set to return with spectators.
The only way is up for Naomi Osaka as she looks to replicate hard-court success on clay and grass
Oli Jefford on the world being Naomi Osaka’s oyster.
Britain’s strength in depth in doubles highlights quality of structure
British tennis may be wondering who can replace Andy Murray, but they have a very different story to tell in the doubles arena.
Rafael Nadal pulls out of his next event due to ‘ongoing’ back problem
Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the ABN…
Lleyton Hewitt to be inducted into International Tennis Hall Of Fame
Former world No.1 Lleyton Hewitt is the latest player who will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Five of the best men’s matches at the Australian Open featuring Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Rafael Nadal, and more
The matches that made us sit up and take note.