TOP PLAYERS ON COURT WEDNESDAY (Quarterfinals): Men: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 8 Andy Murray, No. 3 Stan Wawrinka vs. No. 10 Kei Nishikori; Women: No. 1 Serena Williams vs. No. 11 Flavia Pennetta, No. 16 Victoria Azarenka vs. No. 17 Ekaterina Makarova.
STAT OF THE DAY: 25-1 – Roger Federer’s record in night matches at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: ”It means I’m happy to be back in quarterfinal in a slam. That’s it.” – Gael Monfils, when asked what his victory over Grigor Dimitrov means to him.
WEDNESDAY ON TV (All Times EDT): Tennis Channel, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; ESPN, Noon-6 p.m.; ESPN2, 6-11 p.m.
ON THIS DATE (Sept. 3, 1989): Chris Evert defeats 15-year-old Monica Seles in straight sets for her 101st, and final, U.S. Open singles victory.