Marchenko had dropped the first set of his third-round match against 14th-seeded Nick Kyrgios but won the next two as the Australian struggled with a hip injury that eventually forced him to retire. Speaking of Connors, 37-year-old Ivo Karlovic is the oldest man to make the round of 16 at a major since that magical 1991 run. But in windy conditions Monday, the sixth-seeded Nishikori was the player with the more effective serve.
Some may argue over the phrase "once he becomes healthy", because there are no guarantees, which is true. Earnhardt remains confident that he's got great years ahead. "I don't think its coincidence that since we made that decision we are starting to see a lot of progress here that I'm excited about. So, I'm very positive and feeling very good and am confident about the future".
Human Rights League lawyer, Patrice Spinosi, said the hope was now that the ruling would mark the end of an essentially political controversy. But not everyone is on board with the controversial burkini ban, with one wealthy businessman deciding to pay some of the fees that Muslim women have been hit with - an act that he said is meant to defend their rights.
Still exhausted after the stunning run to an Olympic silver medal that announced him as a contender again, he got a huge break Monday in spending only 72 minutes on court. But the long season was starting to wear on his body. Del Potro could face third-seeded Stan Wawrinka, who he defeated at Wimbledon, in the quarterfinals.
Del Potro knows all about that. "I'm really happy I could win this match", said Halep, who was already looking forward to a probably clash with Williams. On Friday, the 21-year-old was involved in more drama when she rallied from 1-5 down in the final set to defeat Osaka 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (7/3). Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates a point against Andrey Kuznetsov of Russian Federation during their 2016 US Open match in New York Friday.
After becoming the second Indian to win the All England Open Badminton Championship in 2001, the 42-year-old sportsperson from Hyderabad has devoted himself to nurturing some of India's finest talent in badminton. Five days, and a grand homecoming later, it was Sindhu's turn to return the compliments as she used the same platform to thank all those who supported her during the campaign.