The US Open draws fans from all over the world. But just who are these dedicated supporters? From a woman who said she sold her house to attend to a couple who has been in the stands since the '70s, we found out.
Venus Williams is serving heat at more than 110 mph and is into the third round of the US Open for the first time since 2010. Is she posed to make a run? Absolutely. Just don't tell her she has to give up her doubles game to do it.
Second-seeded Simona Halep needed three sets to win her first-round match at the US Open. Ditto for Angelique Kerber, Venus Williams and Andrea Petkovic. Sometimes the early pressure is the most intense pressure.
It's crazy but true. No American woman has made it past the fourth round of a major this year. Is there a reason to believe things will be different on home turf at the US Open? You betcha. Here are seven players to keep an eye on at Flushing Meadows.
Ball's in your court, Serena Williams. Before the world No. 1 takes the court next week for the first time since her bizarre withdrawal from a Wimbledon doubles match, we have 10 questions we need answered.