Rafael Nadal comfortably dealt with France's Richard Gasquet on Saturday to move into the final of the U.S. Open, where he faces a highly anticipated clash with world number one Novak Djokovic.
Max Mirnyi and Andrea Hlavackova won the mixed-doubles title after defeating Abigail Spears and Santiago Gonzalez.
In Europe, Belgium cruised to a 2-0 away win over Scotland on Friday to edge closer to a place at the 2014 World Cup.
Serena Williams will meet Victoria Azarenka in the final of the US Open final in what will be a repeat of last year's title decider after both made it past the semi finals on Friday.
Andy Murray's defence of his U.S Open crown was brought to a screeching halt as the Scotsman was comprehensively defeated in straight sets by Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland in the quarter-finals.
Arsenal's record signing Mesut Ozil got together for a training session with the German national squad in Munich on Tuesday, ahead of their upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
Day 9 at the US Open saw Novak Djokovic power to his 18th consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinal where he will face off against Mikhail Youzhny, after both players claimed wins in Round 4 on Tuesday.
Arsenal broke its transfer record to sign Mesut Ozil in the last hour before the window closed on Monday.
Manchester United's gloomy summer signing suddenly burst into light after the club finally sealed a high profile summer signing of Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini.
Attacking midfielder Kaka returned to AC Milan on a two year contract on Monday after 4 unhappy years at Real Madrid.