Venue: Flushing Meadows, Dates: 26 Aug – 8 Sep
Coverage: Live text and radio commentary on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app

Former Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza was knocked out of the in the first round with a 2-6 6-1 6-3 defeat by Alison Riske.

American Riske, ranked 11 places below the Spaniard at 36th, sealed her first win at Flushing Meadows since 2013.

Two-time Wimbledon champion and sixth seed Petra Kvitova advanced by beating fellow Czech Denisa Allertova 6-2 6-4.

Former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko and Ss 13th seed are also through.

Latvia’s Ostapenko overcame Serb Aleksandra Krunic 6-3 7-6 (7-9), while Bencic beat Luxembourg’s Mandy Minella 6-3 6-2 on day two of the final Grand Slam of the year.


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