- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - A look at Wednesday’s play at the $42.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

WEATHER: Mix of hazy sun and clouds. High of 86.

ATTENDANCE: Day: 35,216. Night: 23,771.

MEN’S SEEDED WINNERS: Second Round: No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 7 David Ferrer, No. 8 Rafael Nadal, No. 9 Marin Cilic, No. 10 Milos Raonic, No. 14 David Goffin, No. 18 Feliciano Lopez, No. 19 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No. 23 Roberto Bautista Agut, No. 25 Andreas Seppi, No. 26 Tommy Robredo, No. 27 Jeremy Chardy and No. 32 Fabio Fognini.

MEN’S SEEDED LOSERS: No. 17 Grigor Dimitrov.



WOMEN’S SEEDED WINNERS: Second Round: No. 1 Serena Williams, No. 12 Belinda Bencic, No. 13 Ekaterina Makarova, No. 15 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 17 Elina Svitolina, No. 19 Madison Keys, No. 23 Venus Williams and No. 25 Eugenie Bouchard.

WOMEN’S SEEDED LOSERS: No. 31 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

TOP PLAYERS ON COURT THURSDAY (Second Round): Men: No. 2 Roger Federer vs. Steve Darcis, No. 3 Andy Murray vs. Adrian Mannarino, No. 5 Stan Wawrinka vs. Chung Hyeon, No. 13 John Isner vs. Mikhail Youzhny. Women: No. 2 Simona Halep vs. Kateryna Bondarenko, No. 4 Caroline Wozniacki vs. Petra Cetkovska, No. 5 Petra Kvitova vs. Nicole Gibbs, No. 9 Garbine Muguruza vs. Johanna Konta.

STAT OF THE DAY: 10 - The number of years since the team of Bob and Mike Bryan failed to win a Grand Slam title. The Bryan twins lost to Americans Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey on Wednesday in the first round of the men’s doubles competition.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I thought she was done, and she just kept going. I was like, Go big or go home. You might as well destroy it.” - Bethanie Mattek-Sands, on opponent CoCo Vandeweghe’s racket-smashing display.

THURSDAY ON TV (All Times EDT): 1-6 p.m., ESPN; 6-11 p.m., ESPN2

ON THIS DATE (Sept. 3, 1945): Sgt. Frank Parker flies 9,000 miles from Guam to defend his men’s singles title, beating Bill Talbert in straight sets to win the first post-World War II U.S. Championships.

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