Lleyton Hewitt of Australia passed on the torch to the next generation of tennis talent from his country, losing his final US Open match to countryman Bernard Tomic in an emotional five-set thriller.
Serena Williams will resume her bid for a calendar Grand Slam as she tries to reach the fourth round of the US Open, while Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal also seek round of 16 spots.
A New York City teacher was arrested early on Friday for allegedly crashing a drone into an empty section of seats in the Louis Armstrong Stadium at the US Open, police said.
Leander Paes and Sania Mirza advanced to the second round of the US Open with straight-set wins in the men's doubles and women's doubles events, respectively.
American Jack Sock fainted in 33-degree heat and was carried off court at the US Open on Thursday as the number of men quitting hit a Grand Slam record 12.
A drone crashed at the US Open on Thursday, causing a match to be interrupted after it flew over the Flushing Meadows complex.
Five-time champion Roger Federer strolled into the US Open third round on Thursday as fellow old-timer Lleyton Hewitt bid farewell in trademark fighting style.
Novak Djokovic showed off his dance moves on court with a fan in celebration of his straight-sets win over Andreas Haider-Maurer in the second round of the US Open.
Indians enjoyed winning starts at US Open as veteran Leander Paes entered the mixed doubles second round while Rohan Bopanna also won his opening tie in the men's doubles competition in New York.
Roger Federer and Andy Murray headline the US Open second-round action on Thursday, while Lleyton Hewitt will play Bernard Tomic in what could be his final match at the tournament.
Australian cricket great Shane Warne told controversial tennis player Nick Kyrgios on Thursday respect was more important than being liked and warned him 'you're testing our patience mate'.
World number one Serena Williams shook off a woeful start on Wednesday to advance her quest for tennis history while Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal joined her in the third round of the US Open.
Five-time champion Roger Federer and 2012 winner Andy Murray reached the US Open second round on Tuesday as the crushing heat took the number of first-round retirements to a record 10.
Five-time champion Roger Federer gets his bid to become the oldest US Open winner in 45 years underway on Tuesday but will be overshadowed by Andy Murray's clash with enfant terrible Nick Kyrgios.
Serena Williams launched her bid to complete a calendar Grand Slam by overwhelming Russian Vitalia Diatchenko, while Ana Ivanovic was knocked out of the tournament on Monday.