• Jelena Jankovic, a finalist back in 2008, needed less than an hour to crush Johanna Larsson 6-1 6-0 in the first match of the day on Arthur Ashe
  • Ninth seed Jankovic has now reached the fourth round at three of the four majors this season, the exception being Wimbledon
  • Shuai Peng knocked out 28th seed Roberta Vinci in straight sets in their third-round match
  • Jerzy Janowicz was delighted to win the opening set in a tie-break against Kevin Anderson in the battle of the 6ft 8in players
  • But Janowicz's joy was shortlived, 18th seed Anderson reeling off the next three sets to reach the third round
  • Sara Errani won the opening set against former champion Venus Williams 6-0
  • Williams, the champion in 2000 and 2001, had not previously dropped a set to Errani in three meetings and responded in kind, taking the second set 6-0
  • Errani came from 5-3 down in the third set to clinch an epic victory in a deciding tie-break
  • Marin Cilic, the 14th seed, cruised past Illya Marchenko in straight sets
  • Seventh seed Grigor Dimitrov was another to enjoy a straightforward passage into round three, seeing off Dudi Sela for the loss of five games
  • Belinda Bencic sent sixth seed Angelique Kerber packing in straight sets
  • The shocks continued to come thick and fast in the bottom half of the women's draw, Mirjana Lucic-Baroni seeing off second seed Simona Halep 7-6 6-2
  • Second seed Roger Federer encountered few problems in his night-session match, a straight-sets win over Sam Groth
  • Maria Sharapova, the champion in New York eight years ago, was a 6-2 6-4 winner against Sabine Lisicki in the final match of the day

US Open - Day Five

Jelena Jankovic, a finalist back in 2008, needed less than an hour to crush Johanna Larsson 6-1 6-0 in the first match of the day on Arthur Ashe