Roger Federer produced another bright effort while Britain's Johanna Konta continued to enjoy her time in the sun and the US Open spotlight on Saturday reaching the fourth round of a grand slam for the first time.
Second-seeded Simona Halep made quick work of her third-round match at the US Open.
Second seeded Simona Halep worked the night shift for the first time at the US Open and found it to her liking as she steamed past American qualifier Shelby Rogers 6-2 6-3 to reach the fourth round at Flushing Meadows.
Even if her latest troublesome first set had finished only an hour earlier, it seemed a distant memory by the time Serena Williams smacked a cross-court forehand passing winner on the run and wound up doing the splits behind the baseline.
A year after his run all the way to his first Grand Slam final, Kei Nishikori's stay at the US Open lasted only a few hours.
Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova withdrew from the US Open on Sunday due to a leg injury.
Tennis fans can expect a Grand Slam-caliber tournament during the National Day holidays after the 2015 China Open unveiled its glittering main draw lists on Wednesday.
Eight of the world's top 10 women tennis players have confirmed to compete in this year's Wuhan Open tournament, organizers said Wednesday, while the biggest names Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova are missing from the list.
Pete Sampras believes it would be foolish to write off Roger Federer's chances of winning an 18th major at the US Open despite the Swiss having just turned 34.
Britain's Andy Murray celebrated both the end of a losing streak to Novak Djokovic and the birth of coach Amelie Mauresmo's child on Sunday at the ATP Montreal Masters.
Swiss teen Belinda Bencic outlasted Simona Halep to win Sunday's WTA Rogers Cup final when the Romanian second seed retired trailing 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 3-0.
Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis, the subject of a controversial barb by pal Nick Kyrgios to Stan Wawrinka at Montreal, had some controversy of his own in qualifying for the Cincinnati Masters.