US Open Day 1 Gallery
Win or lose, they all reach for the stars and they're all heroes. Day 1 photos, right here.
Published August 30, 2010 12:00
Anastasia Rodionova, who has made the third round at three of the last four majors, won her opener.
Sam Stosur kicked off her trickiest Grand Slam with a 36 76(2) 61 squeaker against Elena Vesnina.
Andy Murray and Caroline Wozniacki with their first place trophies from the Olympus US Open Series.
Edina Gallovits followed through on a forehand during a 63 62 first round loss to Marion Bartoli.
Dinara Safina had beaten Daniela Hantuchova just days ago in New Haven but lost this time, 63 64.
Christiane Amanpour spoke on Monday night at the opening ceremony, themed Reach And Dream this year.
Gloria Estefan performed her 1996 Atlanta Olympics theme song, Reach, at the opening ceremonies.
James Blake, Esther Vergeer, Martina Navratilova and Dori Samadzai-Bonner were honored Monday night.
Venus Williams, America's highest-ranked player at the US Open, played and won the first night match.
The Unisphere in the sunset as play wrapped up on Day 1 of the US Open in Flushing Meadows, New York.