A busy day at the US Open as Gael Monfils advances to the quarterfinals, while the Williams sisters are out in doubles.
Trailing against a woman trying to become the first qualifier in the U.S. Open quarterfinals since 1981, Victoria Azarenka needed every ounce of experience and skill to advance.
Japan's Kei Nishikori rallied for a five-set victory against fifth-seeded Milos Raonic to reach his first U.S. Open quarterfinal.
Fourth-seeded David Ferrer became the first top-10 seed to fall in the men's draw of the U.S. Open, losing to Gilles Simon 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the third round Sunday, while 10th seed Carolina Wozniacki defeated fifth seed Maria Sharapova 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 on the women's side.
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was stunned in the third round of the U.S. Open by a scrambling, moon-balling qualifier ranked No. 145.
Two points from defeat, Sara Errani rallied to force a third-set tiebreaker and outlasted Venus Williams in a back-and-forth match at the U.S. Open.
Novak Djokovic won his second round match and then broke it down to Iggy Azalea's summer jam.
Top-seeded Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams both won in straight sets Thursday in the second round of the US Open.
Caroline Wozniacki had a serious hair malfunction on Wednesday.
Maria Sharapova's serve and her groundstrokes were abandoning her. What she had was her conditioning. The five-time major champion rallied from a set down to beat 95th-ranked Alexandra Dulgheru 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday.