Novak Djokovic saw his hopes of calendar-year Grand Slam end following a shocking defeat to American Sam Querrey at Wimbledon.
Saketh Myneni qualified for the first time for a Grand Slam with a breezy straight sets win in the final round of qualifying at US Open.
Leander Paes' experience and younger legs of 32-year-old Begemann came to the fore in the super tie-break.
Agnieszka Radwansaka has never won a Grand Slam, but is looking for her 19th WTA singles title.
Andy Murray begins his challenge against Lukas Rosol, the Czech who beat Rafa Nadal at Wimbledon in 2012.
Top seed and world number one Novak Djokovic faces towering Jerzy Janowicz of Poland in his opening match at Flushing Meadows.
Rio Olympics women's gold medalist Monica Puig and men's silver medalist Juan Martin del Potro are unseeded at US Open.
Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan will play singles while Leander Paes will be with Rohan Bopanna in doubles.
Saketh Myneni had lost in the third Qualifying round at the Australian Open and bowed out in the second round of the French Open early this year.
It was a sort of revenge win for Leander Paes, who had lost to the Polish duo of Kubot and Marcin Matkowski in the Rio Olympics first round.
Serena Williams could also break Graf's record of 186 consecutive weeks atop the world rankings.
Petra Kvitova, who won this event the last two years as well as in 2012, stormed past her Russian opponent.
Millman, ranked 81st in the world, broke Gasquet five times in the match to reach his first career ATP semi-final.
Serena Williams is at the stage of her career where history is in the offing nearly every time a racket is in her right hand.
Petra Kvitova won 10 straight games after falling behind 3-1 in the first set. She will next face Ekaterina Makarova of Russia.
Under the format of the Laver Cup, which will be played every year except in an Olympic season, Europe would take on Rest of the World.
Roger Federer spoke to multiple doctors and trainers and all recommended that he needed a break to let knee recover.
Spanish media has suggested Nadal's participation in the tie will depend on how well he does at the US Open.
Saketh Myneni needs to more wins to make it to the singles main draw of the last Grand Slam of the season
Jelena Ostapenko had upset Caroline Wozniacki in the first round and had a set point but Agnieszka Radwanska rallied to hold and win.
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis maintained that the decision to end their partnership was due to the failure to achieve the 'desired results'.
Marin Cilic broke through for his first Masters 1000 series title, ending a golden Andy Murray run to win the Cincinnati final.
Karolina Pliskova denied Angelique Kerber from claiming the world number one ranking with a dominant 6-3 6-1 win in the Cincinnati final.
Andy Murray will face either former US Open winner Marin Cilic of Croatia or Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria.
Angelique Kerber cooled off red-hot Simona Halep in straight sets by 6-3 6-4 to set up a Sunday final against Karolina Pliskova.
The Pakistan Tennis Federation was scheduled to host the ATF meeting in Islamabad in November on the 11th and 12th.
Andy Murray continued his golden run on Friday with a 6-4 6-4 victory over Australia's Bernard Tomic.
If Angelique Kerber wins on Sunday, she will displace Serena Williams as world number one, ending her run of 183 consecutive weeks at the top.
Next up for Kerber is Spain's Carla Suárez Navarro, who beat Roberta Vinci of Italy 6-1 7-5.
Rafael Nadal felt the effects of two months without competitive tennis and then gruelling action at Rio 2016 Olympics before coming to Cincinnati.
Angelique Kerber is just three wins away from leapfrogging Serena Williams, absent from this event, at the top of the WTA rankings for a first time.
Rafael Nadal showed the effects of his long layoff from a wrist injury Thursday, losing to Croatia's Borna Coric 6-1, 6-3 at Cincinnati.
Top-seeded Andy Murray's victory was in contrast to numerous big battles in the U.S. Open run-up event and a slew of tiebreakers.
Steve Johnson was hoping to build on his run in Rio where he paired with Jack Sock to medal in doubles.
Juan Martin del Potro's ranking was too low to gain direct entry into the field at Flushing Meadows this year. He is 141st this week.
Serena Williams was handed a wild card for the tournament to defend her World No 1 title but pulled out with injury.