NEW YORK — A look at Friday’s play in the $46.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:
WEATHER: Sunny and mild. High of 81.
ATTENDANCE: Day: 40,280. Night: 25,006. Total: 65,286.
MEN’S SEEDED WINNERS: Third 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: Third 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 (Third Round): Men: No. 2 Andy Murray vs. Paolo Lorenzi, No. 3 Stan Wawrinka vs. Daniel Evans, No. 6 Kei Nishikori vs. Nicolsa Mahut, No. 8 Dominic Thiem vs. Pablo Carreno Busta. Women: No. 1 Serena Williams vs. Johanna Larsson, No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska vs. No. 25 Caroline Garcia, No. 5 Simona Halep vs. No. 31 Timea Babos, No. 6 Venus Williams vs. 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, where he beat Mikhail Youzhny in a 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 overcming a 1-5 third-set deficit to beat Naomi Osaka 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (3).
SATURDAY ON TV (All Times EDT): 1-6 p.m., ESPN; 6-11 p.m., ESPN2.
ON THIS DATE (Sept. 3, 1989): Chris Evert gets her final U.S. Open victory, beating 15-year-old Monica Seles 6-0, 6-2 in the fourth round.