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Sock ousts Cilic

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Before Jack Sock took on 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic in the third round, the 23-year-old American acknowledged that, as of a couple of years ago, simply making it that far would have made him, to use two of his words, “satisfied” and “excited.”

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Williams, Murray power through

Wimbledon champions Serena Williams and Andy Murray raised the roof at the US Open on Thursday, powering into the third round with decisive straight-sets victories.

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Djokovic in walkover

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Novak Djokovic made the last 32 of a major for the 33rd successive time without hitting a ball Wednesday while former world number one Caroline Wozniacki stopped the rot eating away at her career.

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Hour of revenge

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When Jiri Vesely upset the world’s No. 1 player in Monte Carlo in April, Djokovic hadn’t lost a completed match since November.

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Right arm bothers Djokovic in Open

Seconds later Monday night, a weak serve produced a wince from the US Open’s defending champion, then was followed by a missed forehand that gave away a set – the first set dropped by Djokovic in the first round of any Grand Slam tournament since 2010.

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Novak Djokovic admitted Friday that he has undergone electric shock-style treatment to heal a worrying wrist injury, but he’s still not 100 percent fit as he prepares to defend his US Open title.

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