The US open started on the 28 August 2017 and will be closed on the 10 September in Flushing Meadows, New York.
Venus Williams moved into the third round of the US Open by overcoming France’s Oceane Dodin 7-5 6-4.
The 37-year-old hit 33 winners in the first match of day three’s night session at Flushing Meadows.
The final match of the day saw fifth seed and two-time finalist Caroline Wozniacki suffer a shock 6-2 6-7 (5-7) 6-1 defeat by Ekaterina Makarova.
Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza eased past Ying-Ying Duan in straight sets 6-4 6-0.
Fourth seed Elina Svitolina saw off Katerina Siniakova 6-0 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 and next plays Evgeniya Rodina, who beat Eugenie Bouchard 7-6 (7-2) 6-1.
Sloane Stephens, a semi-finalist in Toronto and Cincinnati, defeated 11th seed Dominika Cibulkova 6-2 5-7 6-3.
Eighth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova,who won at Flushing Meadows in 2004, saved three match points to prevail against Marketa Vondrousova in an entertaining encounter on Grandstand Court.
The 18-year-old Vondrousova was left in tears as she lost the final-set tie-break after struggling with cramp.
By Patrick Hangue