Rafael Nadal’s latest U.S. Open victory and 13th Grand Slam title moved him into third place on the men’s career list. It left his opponent, the world’s No. 1 player, contemplating the Spaniard’s place in tennis history.
Serena Williams was warmly received by New York fans after winning in her return to the U.S. Open, where she joined defending champion Rafael Nadal and top seeds Novak Djokovic and Caroline Wozniacki in the second round.
Roger Federer advanced to his eighth straight semifinal at the Australian Open, where he’ll play Novak Djokovic . Women’s top seed Caroline Wozniacki fought back to reach the final four in Melbourne for the first time.