U.S. Open: Day 5
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates a point against Nicolas Kiefer of Germany. Nadal advanced to the third round with a 6-0, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory.
Venus Williams of the U.S. pumps her fist after match point against Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia.
Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia reacts against Venus Williams.
Taylor Dent of the U.S. serves to Ivan Navarro of Spain.
Line of fire
Andy Murray of Great Britain prepares to return a shot to Paul Capdeville of Chile on Friday.
Serena Williams celebrates a point against Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez during their third round match during Day 5 at the U.S. Open in New York Friday.
Serena Williams defeated Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez 6-3, 7-5. She notched 30 winners and seven aces in the victory.
Eye of the tiger
Juan Martin Del Potro returns a shot against Jurgen Melzer during their second round matchup. Sixth-ranked Del Potro won in straight sets 7-6 (8-6), 6-3, 6-3.
Thrill of victory
No. 26 Francesca Schiavone celebrates her 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 upset win over No. 8 Victoria Azarenka. Schiavone notched 30 winners and four aces while Azarenka recorded 46 unforced errors.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga serves against Jarkko Nieminen during Day 5 of the U.S. Open. No. 7 Tsonga notched 11 aces and 32 winners in the 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 win.
French tennis player Julien Benneteau reacts after scoring a point against Viktor Troicki during Day 5 of the 2009 U.S. Open. Benneteau won 6-1, 3-6, 6-1, 6-0.
Daniela Hantuchova returns a shot against Vania King. Hantuchova cruised to a 6-2, 6-2 win.
Marin Cilic serves against Jesse Levine during their second round matchup. Cilic lost the first two sets but rallied to win the final three sets 6-0, 6-3, 6-0.
Flavia Pennetta returns a shot against Aleksandra Wozniak during their third round matchup. No. 10 Pennetta wasted no time in ousting Wozniak, 6-1, 6-1.
Juan Carlos Ferrero celebrates after winning against Philipp Petzschner during Day 5 of the U.S. Open. Ferrero won 1-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-4.
A day to forget
Aleksandra Wozniak returns a shot against Flavia Pennetta. Wozniak struggled with 27 unforced errors, losing 6-1, 6-1.