Italian 10th seed Flavia Pennetta is the first woman into the fourth round of the US Open after strolling to an impressive 6-1 6-1 victory over Canadian Aleksandra Wozniak at Flushing Meadows
Also through into the fourth round from the bottom half of the draw was Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia, who looked in top form in defeating Vania King of the United States 6-2 6-2
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga displays some awesome form in his match against Finn Jarkko Nieminen, hitting 45 winners on his way to a 7-5 6-3 6-4 victory as the Frenchman reached the third round for the third straight year
Sunglasses are very much the order of the day as the sun beats down at the start of play on day five
American world number two Serena Williams, who currently holds three of the four Grand Slams, cuts a relaxed - nay, tired - figure ahead of her second-round match against Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez on Arthur Ashe
Sixth seed Juan Del Potro, a semi-finalist at this year's French Open, fires down 13 aces to see off Austrian Jurgen Melzer 7-6 (8/6) 6-3 6-3
Italian Francesca Schiavone is overcome with emotion after coming back from a set down to upset eighth seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and win 4-6 6-2 6-2
Eighth seed Azarenka of Belarus looked on course for a comfortable victory before falling to number 26 seed Schiavone. Her loss leaves no top-10 seeds to challenge Venus Williams in her side of the draw
Spaniard Juan Carlos Ferrero, the 2003 French Open champion and US Open runner-up, notches 17 aces in a thrilling five-set encounter as he beats German Philipp Petzschner 1-6 3-6 6-4 6-2 6-4
Next up is number two seed Andy Murray and his number one fan Will Ferrell watches on. Can Murray impress the American comedian and actor?
The Scot takes on Paul Capdeville and cruises to the first set but then wobbles and loses the second set. Is there an upset on the cards?
Murray switches back on and after turning on the style grabs the remaining two sets and races to a 6-2 3-6 6-0 6-2 victory to reach the third round
In a phenomenal five-set thriller, American wildcard Taylor Dent winds his serve up as he sees off Spain's Ivan Navarro 6-4 5-7 6-7 (1/7) 7-5 7-6 (11/9) in a match that lasts over four hours
It's another good day at the office for the Williams family but Venus doesn't have it all her own way against Magdalena Rybarikova. She takes the first set but then wobbles
Slovakian Rybarikova takes advantage of some poor serving from the American but Venus fights all the way to finally win 6-2 7-5
German veteran Nicolas Kiefer has it all to do against world number three Rafael Nadal. Kiefer doesn't even bag a game in the first set - is there a way back for the 32-year-old?
Nadal loses his way and after an array of wayward shots it's one-set all. But the Spaniard keeps battling for everything and eventually out-foxes Kiefer, winning 6-0 3-6 6-3 6-4