Serena Williams has advanced into quarter finals of the US Open after dispatching Kazakhstan’s Yaroslava Shvedova 6-2 6-3.
The victory means that Serena has now won 308 Grand Slam matches, a record.
The 22-time Grand Slam winner meets the Romanian fifth seed Simona Halep next up.
Her sister Venus, the oldest player left in the tournament, came unstuck against the Czech Karolina Pliskova.
I think I’ve shot more Pliskova fist pumps today than in the last two years combined… she was fired up. pic.twitter.com/He3CZtLAYL— Jimmie48 Photography (@JJlovesTennis) September 5, 2016
Venus won the first set then the Czech claimed the second set before the decider went to a tie-break.
Pliskova wins 4-6 6-4 7-6.
Andy Murray in the form of his life made light work of a potentially tricky match against Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.
Murray won 6-1 6-2 6-2 and delivered the fastest serve of his career at 226 km/h.
Murray meets Kei Nishikori next.
Another form player, Argentina’s Juan Martin Del Potro, is through to the quarters.
He was 6-3 3-2 up when his Australian opponent Dominic Thiem retired with an injury.
Del Potro plays Stan Wawrinka next.