.@RafaelNadal has never lost in the first round of the #USOpen (12-0). https://t.co/3GoYkr8qBN #USOpen pic.twitter.com/4UkPvpmPJ7 — US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 29, 2017- The top-seeded Spaniard will meet Japan's Taro Daniel or American Tommy Paul in the next round. MATCHES ON OUTER-COURTS CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN - All outer-court matches, except Jelena Ostapenko v Lara Arruabarrena, have been cancelled due to rain as play continues under the roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
DEFENDING CHAMPION KERBER SUFFERS SHOCK DEFEAT - Japan's Naomi Osaka beat last year's champion Angelique Kerber 6-3 6-1 to reach the second round.
Due to rain all of todays US Open matches except those at Arthur Ashe Stadium are cancelled. Bouchard & Pospisil matches to be re-scheduled pic.twitter.com/v38IxkRS4kAugust 29, 2017
Defending champion Angelique Kerber is out of the #USOpen in the first round. https://t.co/IvdlO83nJd #bbctennis pic.twitter.com/nkfPv68WmW — BBC Sport (@BBCSport) August 29, 2017- Sixth seed Kerber is the second defending U.S. women's champion to lose in the first round after Svetlana Kuznetsova in 2005. PLISKOVA CRUISES PAST LINETTE - World No 1 and top seed Karolina Pliskova hit eight aces to book a spot in the second round of the tournament for the second successive year with a 6-2 6-1 win over Poland's Magda Linette.