3rd seed Raneem El Welily and 5th seed Alison Waters (ri) stunned higher-seeded opponents in the semi-finals of the Women's J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions to set up a surprise final at Grand Central Terminal in New York.
The U.S. Open have been started on the ASB show glass court at Drexel University today.
Men's 1st round:
 Gregory Gaultier (FRA) v [Q] Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY)
Adrian Grant (ENG) v Alan Clyne (SCO)
Gregoire Marche (FRA) v [Q] Leo Au (HKG)
 Simon Rösner (GER) v Mathieu Castagnet (FRA)
The semi-final exit of the event's top two seeds has led to a surprise Anglo/Egyptian Carol Weymuller Open final between 3rd seed Alison Waters and No5 seed Omneya Abdel Kawy at Heights Casino in New York.