2013 U.S. Open action
Rafael Nadal won his second U.S. Open title after defeating top-seeded Novak Djokovic in four hard-fought sets. The two even had one point that saw a 54 shot rally.
One is better than two
Defending champion Serena Williams, the number one seed, defeated Victoria Azarenka (2) for her fifth U.S. Open singles title.
Nadal heads to the final
Rafael Nadal (2) celebrates advancing to the men's singles final after defeating Richard Gasquet in three sets.
Djokovic downs Wawrinka
Novak Djokovic (1) defeated Stanislas Wawrinka (9) in a hard-fought five sets to advance to the men's singles final.
No challenge for Nadal
(2) Rafael Nadal cruised to the semifinals, after defeating (19) Tommy Robredo in straight sets.
Williams sisters advance to quarterfinals
Serena and Venus Williams of the United States prepare to volley during their women's doubles third round match against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia and Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic.
Gasquet eliminates Ferrer in five
Richard Gasquet of France plays against David Ferrer of Spain during their 2013 US Open men's singles quarterfinal match. Gasquet won the five-setter 6-3, 6-1, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3.
Pennetta defeats fellow Italian Vinci
Flavia Pennetta of Italy celebrates her 6-4, 6-1 win over Roberta Vinci of Italy during their 2013 US Open women's singles match.
Murray wins in four sets
Andy Murray fell to Denis Istomin in a first set tie-breaker, but persevered to win the next three sets and advance to the quarterfinals.
Kim Sears watches boyfriend Andy Murray advance in Round 4
Kim Sears watches on as boyfriend Andy Murray defeats Denis Istomin during Round 4 of the U.S. Open.
Serena dominates to advance to semis
Serena Williams never even lost a game to 18th-ranked Carla Suarez Navara to advance to the semifinals.
A few of Hollywood's finest take in the U.S. Open
Leonardo DiCaprio (top left), Lukas Haas (top center), David Schwimmer (middle row, right) and Schwimmer's wife Zoe Buckman (left of Schwimmer) watch on as Serena Williams defeats Carla Suarez Navarro.
Youzhny takes down Hewitt in 5 sets
Mikhail Youzhny defeats Lleyton Hewitt in the fourth round of the 2013 U.S. Open.
Azarenka comes from behind to advance
After losing the first set to Ana Ivanovic, Victoria Azarenka rallied back to win the next two sets.
Wawrinka adavances to quarterfinals in four sets
9th-ranked Stanislas Wawrinka defeated 5th-ranked Tomas Berdych in four sets to advance to the quarterfinals.
Li Na advances to semis
After winning the first set, Li Na faltered in the second, losing in a tie-break to Ekaterina Makarova. Na then handedly won the third set to advance to the semifinals.
Novak Djokovic showed why he is the number one seed in the men's singles tournament as he edged out Marcel Granollers to advance past the round of 16.
Tommy Robredo celebrates after upsetting Roger Federer in the fourth round.
Nadal moves on
After losing his first set in a tie-breaker, Rafael Nadal came back to win three straight sets and the match against Philipp Kohlschreiber in the fourth round
Bryan twins advance to semifinals
Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan, the number one seeded men's doubles team, defeated Colin Fleming and Jonathan Marray of Great Britain in the quarterfinals.
Serena Williams celebrates match point during her women's singles fourth round match against Sloane Stephens.
Serena is No. 1 for a reason
Serena Williams of the United States shakes hands at the net with Sloane Stephens of United States after their women's singles fourth round match.
Li Na cruises past Jankovic
China's Li Na celebrates defeating Serbia's Jelena Jankovic 6-3, 6-0 in her fourth round singles match.
Suarez Navarro upsets Kerber
Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain celebrates her 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 win over Angelique Kerber of Germany.
Haas taken down in four
Tommy Haas of Germany returns a shot to Mikhail Youzhny of Russia during their third round match. Youzhny beat Haas in four sets 6-3, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3.
Youzhny celebrates a point
Mikhail Youzhny of Russia celebrates a point against Tommy Haas of Germany during their third round match.
The veteran advances
Lleyton Hewitt of Australia celebrates winning his men's singles third round match against Evgeny Donskoy of Russia.
Murray downs Mayer
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates winning his men's singles third round match against Florian Mayer of Germany.
Wawrinka takes down Baghdatis in four
Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland returns a shot during his men's singles third round match against Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus.
Radwanska eliminated by Russia's Makarova
Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland leaves the court after losing to Ekatarina Makarova of Russia during their third round match.
Djokovic advances, again
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates defeating Portugal's Joao Sousa 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 in their men's third round singles match.
del Potro stunned
Juan Martin del Potro was eliminated from the U.S. Open in the second round by veteran Lleyton Hewitt. del Potro hit 41 winners and racked up 70 unforced errors in the match.
Australian Lleyton Hewitt took down sixth seed Juan Martin del Potro 6-4 5-7 3-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-1 in four hours and three minutes. Hewitt is eight years older and was ranked 60 places lower than the Argentinian who won the U.S. Open in 2009.
Stephens wins out in U.S. showdown
Sloane Stephens (15) beat another player representing the United States, Jamie Hampton (23), in the third round to advance to the fourth.
Berdych advances to Round Three
Fifth-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic beat Denis Kudla of the United States in a hard fought battle on the court in the second round. Berdych took the first two sets with tie breakers and the third 6-3.
Djokovic is no joke
Number one seed Novak Djokovic beat Benjamin Becker of Germany in a hard-fought second round match.
Radwanska keeps going
Agnieszka Radwanska (3) beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (32) to advance past the third round.
Robson falls to Li
Laura Robson (30) fell to Li Na (5) in two sets in the third round
Isner powers through
Despite U.S. Open fans loudly supporting Isner's French opponent, Isner, the highest ranked American man, took down Gael Monfils in four sets, 7-5, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6. Isner's serve reached 139 mph on the night.
Monfils stretches, but not far enough
The 6' 4" Frenchman, nicknamed "La Monf," or "Sliderman" for his unique capability to slide and stretch all over the court, was ousted in the second round of the U.S. Open by the 6' 9" John Isner.
Dutra Silva no match for Nadal
Number two seed Rafael Nadal easily moved onto the third round by defeating Rogerio Dutra Silva in straight sets.
Wozniacki eliminates Scheepers
Chanelle Scheepers was simply no match for the sixth seeded Caroline Wozniacki, who eliminated Scheepers in straight sets.
Federer keeps going
Roger Federer advances past the second round after beating Carlos Berlocq in three sets.
Serena cruises past second round
Serena Williams beat Galina Voskoboeva in the second round, winning the first set 6-3 and the sweeping the second 6-0.
Venus Williams was defeated in the second round by Jie Zheng.
Del Poltro rolls on
Juan Martin del Poltro moves onto the second round, after defeating Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in four sets.
Radwanska cruises to third round
Agnieszka Radwanska cruised to the third round, after defeating Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor in straight sets.
Azarenka shuts out Germany's Dinah Pfizenmaier
Victoria Azarenka made a statement in Arthur Ashe Stadium Tuesday night taking down her German opponent 6-0, 6-0. Last time she played in Ashe, the Belarus star lost a close three-setter to Serena Williams in the finals of the 2012 U.S. Open.
American Victoria Duval returns a shot in her match against Samantha Stosur of Australia. Duval pulled out the win beating the Aussie in three hard-fought sets, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.
World No. 1 in action
Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts to winning a point against Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis during their 2013 U.S. Open men's singles match Tuesday night. The #1 ranked player in the world won 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 in just one hour and 22 minutes.
Isner cruises past Italy's Volandri
John Isner takes down Italy's Filippo Volandri 6-0, 6-2, 6-3 in his first round match of the 2013 U.S. Open. Isner was a quarterfinalist in the 2011 U.S. Open.
Maria Kirilenko braces herself
Maria Kirilenko of Russia returns to Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium during the Russian's 6-1, 6-1 victory at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
The first round of the 2013 U.S. Open took place on August 26, 2013.
Round One - O. Govortsova vs. N. Li (5)
After finishing as the runner-up at the 2013 Australian Open and losing in the quarter finals at this year's Wimbledon, Li Na of China advanced past the first round of the U.S. Open after beating Olga Govortsova of Belarus. Li took the match in two sets, winning both 6-2.
Round One - A.Radwanska (3) vs. S.Soler-Espinosa
Third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland took on Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain at Arthur Ashe Stadium in the first round of play at the 2013 U.S. Open.
Radwanska beats Soler-Espinosa in first round
Agnieszka Radwanska (3) of Poland beat Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain in two sets. She won the first set 6-1 and the second 6-2 to advance past the first round.
Round One - K.Flipkens (12) vs. V.Williams
12th-seeded Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium took on American super-star Venus Williams in the first round of the 2013 U.S. Open.
Venus wins in style
Her nail bling did not inhibit Venus Williams' play as she advanced past Kirsten Flipkens in the first round.
Venus takes it in two
Despite losing three games, Venus Williams was able to secure her first round victory in just two sets, winning the first 6-1 and the second 6-2.
Round One - R. Harrison vs. R. Nadal (2)
21-year-old Ryan Harrison of the U.S. took on two-seed Rafael Nadal of Spain in the first round of the 2013 U.S. Open.
Nadal defeat Harrison in three sets at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York.
Harrison falls to Nadal in first round
Nadal took the first set 6-4, the second set 6-2 and the third set 6-2 to win the match.
Round One - M. Minella vs. S. Stephens (15)
Mandy Minella of Luzembourg took on the 15th-seeded Sloane Stephens in round one of the 2013 U.S. Open
Fight to the end
Minella and Stephens fought to the bitter end in a match that had to be decided by a tie breaker.
Stephens advances past first round
At just 20 years old Sloane Stephens beat Mandy Minella to advance past the first round of the 2013 U.S. Open. Stephens dropped the first set 6-4, but came back to win the second 6-3. After tying the third set, Stephens was able to beat Minella in a tie breaker, 7-5, to secure the victory.
Roger Federer catches some air in his victory over Slovenia's Grega Zemlja. The 5-time U.S. Open Champion won 6-3, 6-2, 7-5.