July 31, 2014 -- Updated 1441 GMT (2241 HKT)
Twenty-four hours after Rafael Nadal revealed he was a doubt for Flushing Meadows, China's Li Na had confirmed she won't be playing -- her troublesome knee the culprit.
Wrist injury rules World no. 2 out for "at least two to three weeks" putting his U.S. Open title defense in jeopardy.
Serena Williams says she is fit and raring to go in California after the bizarre illness that forced her to retire from a doubles match at Wimbledon last month.
"I didn't cry once when I practiced it in front of the mirror," said Martin Emmrich. But the nerves certainly kicked in when he got down on one knee on court at the Topshelf Open.
Tennis' love match
Martin Emmrich proposed to Michaella Krajicek on court at a grass court event.