Serena Williams is seeking to complete the first Grand Slam since Steffi Graf in 1988.
Novak Djokovic, at the UNICEF event, spoke of the low rate of children going to preschool or attending preschool programs in Serbia.
India still have two players striving to make the main draw with Yuki Bhambri and Ramkumar Ramanathan.
Rafael Nadal, who missed last year's tournament due to illness and injury, was ousted from Wimbledon in a shock second round exit.
Sania Mirza was recommended for the country's highest sporting honour by a government-appointed selection panel.
Maria Sharapova, the 2006 U.S. Open winner, is seeded third with 2014 U.S. Open finalist Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark seeded fourth.
The ATP said Nick Kyrgios had been found guilty of "aggravated behaviour" during the second round match in Montreal.
The 12-time Grand Slam winner Mahesh Bhupathi will pair up with his former partner and world no 1 doubles player Sania Mirza.
Roger Federer never faced a break point during a 7-6 (1), 6-3 victory at the Western & Southern Open on Sunday.
Serena Williams will take on Simona Halep in the final.
The victory sets up the latest installment of the Roger Federer- Novak Djokovic rivalry, knotted at 20 wins apiece.
Serena Williams was tested in the 3-6 6-4 6-2 win over sixth-seeded Serb Ana Ivanovic on Friday.
Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis will now fight it out with Taipei pair of Hao-Ching Chan and Yung-Jan Chan for a place in the final.
Novak Djokovic now two wins away from becoming the first player to win all nine ATP Masters titles.
Serena Williams needed 54 minutes to get by Knapp and set up a showdown with Serbian Ana Ivanovic.
Roger Federer looks fresh and rested and advanced to a last eight encounter against Spain's Feliciano Lopez.
Serena Williams broke Pironkova's serve once in each set and then sealed the win in style with her 15th ace of the match.
Novak Djokovic cruised through while Stan Wawrinka had to dig deep for the win.
Roger Federer quickly shook off the rust, needing just an hour and nine minutes to beat Agut.
Gael Monfils served so quickly in the second set that ball boys barely had time to get into position after each point before play resumed.
Venus Williams will now face ninth-ranked Ivanovic, seeded sixth in the tournament, in the second round.
Kei Nishikori said he did not think the injury would curtail his title bid at the U.S. Open.
Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic embraced at the net after a three-hour battle of attrition that left them exhausted.
Sania Mirza is busy playing Rogers Cup in Toronto where she has already reached the semi-finals.
Fourth-ranked Kei Nishikori of Japan beat seventh-seeded Spanish star Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-4.
Novak Djokovic needed only 54 minutes to complete a 6-2 6-1 demolition of American Jack Sock.
Leander Paes will replace Saketh Myneni in the four-man team as the selection committee opted for experience to counter the challenge.
Stan Wawrinka wrote on his Twitter account that the Australian's words were 'not only unacceptable but also beyond belief.'
Rafael Nadal will face Mikhail Youzny, a 6-1, 6-4 winner over ninth-seeded Gilles Simon.
Sania Mirza has had an outstanding 2015, a year in which she became No.1 doubles players and also won the Wimbledon women's doubles title.
Sania Mirza is only the second tennis player after Leander Paes to be named for the top award.
Monfils needed just over an hour to dispatch Fabio Fognini 6-3 6-1, denying the Italian a single break in the match.
The number plate of Sania Mirza's car was not as per the format prescribed by the traffic police and hence a challan was issued.
Maria Sharapova withdrew due to a right leg strain, tournament organisers said on Friday.
Sania recently walked the ramp in Mumbai and within a couple of days she is back at what she does best---playing tennis.
The 53rd-ranked Russian outlasted third-ranked Murray 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7/4).