What would typically be the final major of the year is only the second Grand Slam to take place in 2020. COVID-19 halted the tours for six months, but the top players are back swinging in New York. The same title is up for grabs but the conditions are very unfamiliar.
These are the Top 5 photos from opening day at the Billie Jean King USTA National Tennis Center.
Zverev kept his perfect record against Kevin Anderson alive by overcoming a shaky opening performance. The world No. 5 seed posted a 7-6 (2), 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 score to advance to the second round. Before exiting Arthur Ashe stadium, the German celebrated with his brother Mischa via the court-side zoom.