Roger Federer beat Dan Evans, Johanna Konta as the British No1 eased past Zhang Shuai.
Serena Williams beat Karolina Muchova and men’s seventh seed Kei Nishikori was stunned by Alex de Minaur in four sets.
Late in the evening in New York, Novak Djokovic defeated Denis Kudla in straight sets to tee up a fourth round meeting with Stan Wawrinka.This was only the second ever meeting between these two players, but the first came just last month. In the first round at Wimbledon.
And while history repeated in US Open also and the world No.1 easily wins with 6-3,6-4,6-2 and will meet Stan Wawrinka in the fourth set.
Federer stunned Daniel Evans of Britain 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 in just just one hour and 20 minutes on Friday evening.