2017 US Open: Best images from the first round

On a rainy Tuesday in New York and under the cover of the roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium, 19-year-old Naomi Osaka of Japan pulled off an upset by defeating defending US Open champion Angelique Kerber of Germany in straight sets 6-3, 6-1.

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2017 US Open

Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts against Angelique Kerber of Germany during their first round Women’s Singles match on Day Two of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts against Angelique Kerber of Germany during their first round Women’s Singles match on Day Two of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Naomi Osaka of Japan celebrates defeating Angelique Kerber of Germany in their first round Women’s Singles match on Day Two of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Naomi Osaka of Japan returns a shot to Angelique Kerber of Germany during their first round Women’s Singles match on Day Two of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Naomi Osaka of Japan celebrates defeating Angelique Kerber of Germany in their first round Women’s Singles match on Day Two of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Angelique Kerber of Germany returns a shot to Naomi Osaka of Japan on Day Two of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts during her first round Women’s Singles match against Simona Halep of Romania on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates winning her first round Women’s Singles match against Simona Halep of Romania on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates winning her first round Women’s Singles match against Simona Halep of Romania on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Maria Sharapova (R) of Russia shakes hands with Simona Halep of Romania after defeating her in their first round Women’s Singles match on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Maria Sharapova of Russia serves during her first round Women’s Singles match against Simona Halep of Romania on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Rafael Nadal of Spain prepares to serve against Dusan Lajovic of Serbia & Montenegro in thier Men’s Singles first round on Day Two of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Rafael Nadal of Spain serves to Dusan Lajovic of Serbia & Montenegro during their first round Men’s Singles match on Day Two of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark reacts during her first round Women’s Singles match against Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Misaki Doi of Japan returns a shot to Barbora Strycova of Czech Republic during their first round Women’s Singles match on Day Two of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Dominic Thiem of Austria returns a shot to Alex de Minaur of Australia during their first round Men’s Singles match on Day Two of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Angelique Kerber of Germany and Naomi Osaka of Japan play in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Day Two of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Roberta Vinci of Italy and Sloane Stephens of the United States shake hands after their first round Women’s Singles match on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

A general view of Arthur Ashe Stadium as Rafael Nadal of Spain plays against Dusan Lajovic of Serbia & Montenegro during their first round Men’s Singles match on Day Two of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Venus Williams of the United States reacts during her first round Women’s Single match against Viktoria Kuzmova of Slovakia on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Viktoria Kuzmova of Slovakia reacts during her first round Women’s Singles match against Venus Williams of the United States on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

David Ferrer of Spain serves during his first round Men’s Singles match against Mikhail Kukushkin of Russia on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Dusan Lajovic of Serbia & Montenegro returns a shot against Rafael Nadal of Spain in their Men’s Singles first round on Day Two of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Claire Liu of the United States serves during her first round Women’s Singles match against Ying-Ying Duan of China on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Heather Watson of Great Britain returns a shot during the first round Women’s Singles match against Alize Cornet of France on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts against Dusan Lajovic of Serbia & Montenegro during their first round Men’s Singles match on Day Two of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Donna Vekic of Croatia during her first round Women’s Singles match against Beatriz Haddad Maia of Brazil on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

2017 US Open

Darian King of Barbados reacts against Alexander Zverev Jr. of Germany during their first round Men’s Singles match on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Shania Twain performs during the opening ceremony on Day One during the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

2017 US Open

Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia & Montenegro reacts during her first round Women’s Singles match against Johanna Konta of Great Britain on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark serves during her first round Women’s Singles match against Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

2017 US Open

Ying-Ying Duan of China returns a shot during her first round Women’s Singles match against Claire Liu of the United States on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Amandine Hesse of France serves during her first round Women’s Singles match against Shuai Peng of China on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Johanna Konta of Great Britain returns a shot during her first round Women’s Singles match against Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia & Montenegro on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark reacts during her first round Women’s Singles match against Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2017 US Open

Johanna Konta of Great Britain serves during her first round Women’s Singles match against Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia & Montenegro on Day One of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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