A couple of days after No 1 seeds Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci were eliminated from the US Open, Kimiko Date-Krumm and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova ousted No 2 seeds Hsieh Su-wei and Peng Shuai in third round action.
Trailing against a woman trying to become the first qualifier in the US Open quarterfinals since 1981, Victoria Azarenka needed every ounce of experience and skill to advance.
The eighth-seeded Murray beat No 9 seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 in 2 hours, 35 minutes on Monday.
The eighth-seeded Murray beat No. 9-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 in 2 hours, 35 minutes on Monday.
Playing mostly mistake-free tennis, top-seeded Novak Djokovic reached the quarterfinals at the US Open for the eighth year in a row and at a 22nd consecutive Grand Slam tournament overall.
Sep 1, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) returns a shot to Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) on day eight of the 2014 US Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.
With mentor Martina Hingis cheering from the stands, 17-year-old Belinda Bencic became the youngest US Open quarterfinalist since Hingis herself in 1997.
Chinese veteran Peng Shuai makes a major breakthrough in her tennis career by beating 14th-seeded Czech Lucie Safarova in straight sets to reach her first ever Grand Slam singles quarterfinals.
Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki beat the heat and Maria Sharapova 6-4 2-6 6-2 to move into the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open on Sunday as another top seed disappeared under a broiling Flushing Meadows sun.
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was stunned in the third round of the US Open by a scrambling, moon-balling qualifier ranked No 145.
Peng Shuai beat another seeded player at the US Open to reach her second straight Grand Slam round of 16.