Serena Williams surged into the US Open final on day 11, which saw Omnisport's man in New York enjoy some down time across the East River.
Returning to the scene of her maiden grand slam title, world number one Naomi Osaka outlasted Anna Blinkova in three sets on Tuesday.
Serena Williams against Maria Sharapova headlines the best first-round ties at the US Open, but there are plenty of other notable match-ups.
Venus Williams upset Kiki Bertens as five seeds fell at the Western & Southern Open.
World number one Ashleigh Barty and last year's runner-up Sloane Stephens lost at the Rogers Cup.
Victoria Azarenka suffered a second-round loss to Donna Vekic at the Silicon Valley Classic.
Venus Williams went down to Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the opening round of the Silicon Valley Classic.
Cori Gauff dispatched Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3 6-3 to move into round three, while Simona Halep and Karolina Pliskova also progressed.
A number of seeds crashed out of the top half of the French Open draw, but Simona Halep, Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams remain in the hunt.
The current world number one faced a former top-ranked star on Thursday and Victoria Azarenka made Naomi Osaka feel like the underdog.