Serena Williams continues to be the powerhouse of women’s tennis as she makes her journey to the top at the US Open in Flushing Meadows Park. The annual event at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center will conclude with the men’s finals on Sunday, weather permitting. This week’s major upset was the defeat of Roger Federer by Tommy Robredo of Spain. — Liz Rhoades
Serena Williams defeated Francesca Schiavone of Italy to continue her quest to the top.
Serena Williams, left, and her sister, Venus, won their doubles match against Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears of the United States.
In an upset, Tommy Robredo of Spain beat Roger Federer.
Defending champ Andy Murray won against Leonardo Mayer of Argentina.
Tennis fans Robert Maino, left, and Jon White of Queens enjoy a day at the US Open with their tennis ball hats.
Rafael Nadal of Spain beat Ryan Harrison of the USA.