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.
Alexander Zverev heads to Saudi Arabia for competition and comradery
Alexander Zverev is thrilled to get the chance to get back on court and rub shoulders with the boys again.
Novak Djokovic snub for top award irks his fans, but analyst insists ‘Novak is not a great sport on court’
Novak Djokovic fans are unhappy that he was left off the list of nominees.
Lleyton Hewitt tried to get Nick Kyrgios to play Davis Cup, but world No 22 ‘about to go to Saudi for six figures’
Nick Kyrgios preparing for his big payday in Saudia Arabia.
Former world No 1 explains ‘biggest challenge’ that ‘inspirational’ Carlos Alcaraz will face over next few years
“There’s going to be a bit of doubt there.”
Rafael Nadal says being the GOAT ‘takes a backseat’ when it comes to his legacy: ‘It’s about respect’
Rafael Nadal not bothered about GOAT status as it is all about being a good human.
‘Gutted’ Lleyton Hewitt slams flawed Davis Cup format after Australia lose against Canada
Lleyton Hewitt still not a fan of the new Davis Cup format.
Meet Holger Rune’s model sister Alma and his loyal support network
Holger Rune’s sister Alma is gaining plenty of attention on social media channels.
Canada make history with first Davis Cup trophy win
Oh Canada, what a Davis Cup win.
Nick Kyrgios credits doubles success with singles breakthrough
Nick Kyrgios says his run with Thanasi reignited his love for the game.
Nick Kyrgios is looking to get the jump on the ATP Tour in Saudi Arabia
Nick Kyrgios hopes Saudi exhibition helps kick start his 2023 campaign.