Now in her 22nd year as a professional, Williams is currently carrying the mantle for both herself and younger sister Serena, the expectant mother who is taking a sabbatical from competitive tennis as a result of her pregnancy. It was the highlight of a busy day that featured 87 singles matches on the schedule after rain washed out most play a day earlier.
Rafael Nadal is top seed in Men's singles section and Karolina Pliskova is the top seed in Women's Singles event.
Sock, a two-time medalist at the Olympic Games Rio 2016, will be looking to make a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time; he made it to the fourth round of the U.S. Open for the first time in his career a year ago. In New York, the athlete beat Dutch Bertens and Australian Rodionov, and in only 38 matches of the year won 19 wins.
Training for the U.S. Open is incredibly grueling - but it also requires a ton of self-care.
Wozniacki had won all seven previous matches she had played against Makarova, whose best Grand Slam showing was a semifinal run at Flushing Meadows in 2014. Querrey's best showing at the U.S. Open was a fourth-round appearance in 2010, but he's bowed out in the first round each of the last two years.
It was the first tour-level, main-draw match of Kuzmova's career, and the 967th for Williams, who won the title at Flushing Meadows in 2000 and 2001, in addition to her five Wimbledon championships.
But this season, at age 37, Williams has turned back the clock, reaching the finals at Wimbledon and the Australia Open.
In New York, Williams resumed not knowing, or caring about, what was said about her in the press.
She hit 32 winners to 14 unforced errors, served six aces and had no reason to raise her grunts of effort anywhere near her top decibel.
Williams entered the U.S. Open as one of eight women with a chance to rise atop the WTA rankings by tournament's end.
For the first time since 2010, Venus Williams is competing at the U.S. Open without her record-setting sister Serena, who is now pregnant with her first child with fiance Alexis Ohanian. "I'm not out there reading press, watching TV or trying to see who said I was going to win".
Houston was not on his itinerary because much of its metropolitan area, where 6.8 million people live, is underwater. That includes providing shelter and supplies for thousands. "But let me be clear - this is not the Superdome".
History suggests Stafford's deal has essentially killed any chance Detroit has of winning a Super Bowl over the next five years. When Stafford was drafted in 2009 he and the Lions agreed to a 6 year $72 million dollar deal with $47.1 million guaranteed.
The US National Security Adviser (NSA) has said that no military action plan was now being considered for Venezuela . Any economic sanctions , however mild, increase the risk of a default on Venezuela's ballooning debt.
This time the BRICS summit is taking place on September 3 in Xiamen in China , which regards Pakistan as an "all-weather friend". Some see too many divisions and disagreements between the members for BRICS to provide leadership for the developing world.
Howard, the excellent tight end who was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in this year's National Football League draft. Now, quarterback Jalen Hurts is back for his sophomore year and hoping to guide Alabama back to the National Title game.
The battle for Tal Afar could also escalate tensions between Iraq, its ethnic Kurdish minority, Turkey and Syria. Retaking the northwestern city was the latest objective in the US-backed fight against ISIS.
Meanwhile, the founder and organizer of Patriot Prayer, Joey Gibson , says his group and its rallies have been misrepresented. Crissy Field in San Francisco will host the event tomorrow afternoon after being issued a permit by local authorities.
Nadal came through 7-6 6-2 6-2 but will be looking for a faster start against Daniel. "Tough beginning of the match", he said. The throne at US Open is empty, and we are sure that many participants are going to give their best now in order to reach it.
Tributes have been left at the gates of Kensington Palace, where thousands came to mourn the death of Princess Diana 20 years ago. Kate, William and Harry walk through The Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace, a favorite spot of Princess Diana's .
The threat of a Trump is not afraid — NAFTA
But Barela said some were still reluctant to impress upon the president the trade agreement's importance to the state's economy. And he said USA courts would ultimately conclude that the president can't rip up NAFTA without congressional support.