Caroline Wozniacki won her first Grand Slam title in Australia this year.
Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki beat Australian Sam Stosur 6-3 6-2 in hot conditions to reach the second round of the US Open. Second seed Wozniacki, 28, broke the 2011 champion’s serve five times on a day when temperatures in New York topped 32C with high humidity.
Patty Schnyder and Maria Sharapova's last meeting came at the Rome Masters in 2008.
Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova held off a spirited fightback from Swiss veteran Patty Schnyder to reach the second round of the US Open. The Russian defeated Schnyder – who, at 39, is the oldest player ever to make the main draw of a Grand Slam via qualifying – 6-2 7-6 (8-6).
England pair Jamie Vardy and Gary Cahill are stepping aside from international football to allow manager Gareth Southgate to bring younger players in.But both players say they are “not shutting the door completely”.
Simona Halep won her first Grand Slam title at the French Open in June.
World number one Simona Halep became the first top-seeded woman to lose in the US Open first round, falling to a 6-2 6-4 defeat against Kaia Kanepi.
Eden Hazard scored his first goal of the season at St James' Park.
Newcastle United 1 – 2 Chelsea
Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea maintained their winning start to the Premier League season with victory over Newcastle United in a match featuring three goals in 11 second-half minutes.
Liverpool took advantage of an early-season slip-up by Manchester City in a 1-1 draw at Wolves to move top of the Premier League as Mohamed Salah’s winner saw off Brighton at Anfield on Saturday.
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 658 career goals for club and country.
Juventus 2 – 0 Lazio
Cristiano Ronaldo made his home debut for Juventus as they beat Lazio to extend their winning start to the season.Miralem Pjanic’s delightful finish from 25 yards put the Italian champions ahead before Mario Mandzukic struck from close range after half-time.
Boxer Curtis Harper has been criticised by his trainer for leaving the ring after the opening bell of a heavyweight bout in protest over pay.The 30-year-old American instantly walked out of the arena when the bell sounded for his bout against Efe Ajagba of Nigeria in Minneapolis.
Serena Williams, who is aiming for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at this year’s US Open, was handed a difficult path to the final after being drawn on Thursday in the same quarter as older sister Venus and world No 1 Simona Halep.
Ajax scored three first-half goals, with Donny van de Beek putting them in front inside two minutes.
Ajax 3 – 1 Dynamo Kiev
Ajax are on course to reach the Champions League group stages for the first time since 2014 after beating Dynamo Kiev in the first leg of their qualifying play-off round tie.