It was also a good day for the British men, with Jack Draper achieving the biggest result of his career so far by upsetting sixth seed Felix Auger-Aliassime while Andy Murray made the third round for the first time since 2016 with victory over Emilio Nava.
Picture of the day
Tweet of the day
It was a privilege to watch greatness. Congrats @serenawilliams
— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) September 1, 2022
Shot of the day
From the back corner!
🇺🇸 Emilio Nava takes the first set over Andy Murray inside Ashe 7-5. pic.twitter.com/qcs43KUwAN
— US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 31, 2022
In my match yesterday I sustained a fall and subsequently fractured my left wrist. Extremely unfortunate and needless to say am pulling out of the tournament. See y’all in 2023.
— John Isner (@JohnIsner) August 31, 2022
Title defence up and running
— LTA (@the_LTA) August 31, 2022
Who’s up next?
Iga Swiatek meets former champion Sloane Stephens first up on Arthur Ashe while the night session sees Serena and Venus Williams contest their opening doubles match before Rafael Nadal takes on Fabio Fognini.