US Open glance for day five

A LOOK AT FRIDAY’S PLAY IN THE $US46.3 MILLION ($A61.3 MILLION) US OPEN:

WEATHER: Sunny and mild. High of 27 degrees

ATTENDANCE: Day: 40,280. Night: 25,006. Total: 65,286

MEN’S SEEDED WINNERS: 3rd Round: No.1 Novak Djokovic, No.4 Rafael Nadal, No.9 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No.10 Gael Monfils, No.24 Lucas Pouille and No.26 Jack Sock

MEN’S SEEDED LOSERS: No.7 Marin Cilic, No.15 Roberto Bautista Agut, No.20 John Isner and No.23 Kevin Anderson

WOMEN’S SEEDED WINNERS: 3rd Round: No.2 Angelique Kerber, No.7 Roberta Vinci, No.8 Madison Keys, No.13 Johanna Konta, No.14 Petra Kvitova

WOMEN’S SEEDED LOSERS: No.12 Dominika Cibulkova, No.22 Elina Svitolina and No.24 Belinda Bencic

TOP PLAYERS ON COURT SATURDAY (3rd Round):

Men: No.2 Andy Murray v Paolo Lorenzi, No.3 Stan Wawrinka v Daniel Evans, No.6 Kei Nishikori v Nicolas Mahut, No.8 Dominic Thiem v Pablo Carreno Busta

Women: No.1 Serena Williams v Johanna Larsson, No.4 Agnieszka Radwanska v No.25 Caroline Garcia, No.5 Simona Halep v No.31 Timea Babos, No.6 Venus Williams v No.26 Laura Siegemund

STAT OF THE DAY: 3 hours, 8 minutes – The amount of match time played by Novak Djokovic to reach the fourth round. Djokovic advanced to the third round by walkover after Mikhail Youzhny’s first-set retirement

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I’m never giving up and I’m fighting to the very end. That’s something to pat myself on the back for.” – Madison Keys after overcoming a 1-5 third-set deficit to beat Naomi Osaka 7-5 4-6 7-6 (7-3)

ON THIS DATE (Sept 3, 1989): Chris Evert gets her final US Open victory, beating 15-year-old Monica Seles 6-0 6-2 in the fourth round

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