Semifinalists Sam Stosur and Angelique Kerber belonged on Arthur Ashe Stadium, writes Viv Bernstein, but the men got center stage instead.
Serena Williams passed another test Monday, looking impressive in her 6-3, 6-4 fourth-round victory over a resurgent Ana Ivanovic.
Sloane Stephens' Arthur Ashe Stadium debut didn't go quite as planned Saturday: she lost in straight sets to Ana Ivanovic.
In another stunning upset, Maria Sharapova, the 2006 U.S. Open champion, was ousted by No. 26 seed Flavia Pennetta, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 Friday.