The sisters Serena and Venus Williams, although they reached the 50th edition of the US Open without being among the top 10 seeds, started with two victories as well as those achieved by John Isner and Jack Sock in the competition masculine
The youngest of the Williams sisters, who is looking for the seventh Open title and the twenty-fourth Grand Slam, just needed an hour and 10 minutes of action at the Arthur Ashe Stadium center court to beat the 6-4 and 6-0 Polish Magda Linette.
His rival in the second round will be the German Carina Witthoeft, who won by 6-3 and 7-6 (6) to the American Caroline Dolehide.
Before the triumph of Serena, seventeenth seed, who opened the Opening Night session, her sister Venus (16) had a much harder game in the duel of champions who starred with the Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova.
After two hours and 55 minutes of action, the oldest of the Williams sisters won by 6-3, 5-7 and 6-3 and went to the second round, where she will have the rival of the Italian Argentine Camila Georgi, who won 6- 4 and 6-1 to the young American Whitney Osuigwe.
The expected triumphs of the Williams sisters was the most positive thing that had the opening day for American women’s tennis.
While within the male, the joys were greater with five important wins, led by the one got Isner, 33, number 11 in the world, who won in one hour and 53 minutes to his compatriot Bradley Klahn by 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-4.
The native of North Carolina gave 34 winning punches, including 20 aces, to break into the second round.
Fourth finalist in 2011, Isner achieved his 25th victory in Flushing Meadows.
Isner’s next rival will be Chilean Nicolás Jarry, who beat the German Peter Gojowczyk 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-1, 7-5.
Jarry debuted at the US Open after winning his first Grand Slam win at Wimbledon last month.
Grandson of the Top 20 star Jaime Fillol Sr., will face Isner for the first time in the professional circuit.
For his part, Sock, eighteenth seed, began his career in the Open with an easy victory of 6-0, 7-6 (4), 6-2 over the Argentine Guido Andreozzi.
The native of Nebraska hopes to rediscover his best form with a good run in New York.
After winning just six of the 21 singles matches this year, the participant of the 2017 Nitto ATP Finals, achieved his first win of the season on hard courts in the United States.
Sock converted six of his 14 break opportunities for his tenth win at the US Open and his next opponent will be the Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili, who won in five sets by 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, 2-6 and 6-4 to the Slovenian Aljaz Bedene.
Another of the American players who got the victory in the first day was the young Taylor Fritz who completed a great comeback against the German Mischa Zverev who won by 4-6, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (2) , 6-2.
The comeback was the first that the #NextGenATP star achieved after being down two sets in his young career.
His next opponent will be the Australian Jason Kubler, who entered by invitation to the tournament, and gave the surprise after eliminating the Spanish Roberto Bautista Agut, nineteenth seeded, which surpassed by 6-3, 6-3 and 6-4.
Another California native, Steve Johnson, continued his good form with a comfortable 6-3, 7-6 (6), 6-3 victory over Uzbek Denis Istomin.
The defeated tennis player was coming from a long trip to New York after winning gold at the Asian Games in Indonesia less than 48 hours earlier.
Johnson, who came from having played the final in the Winston-Salem tournament, is making his eighth consecutive appearance at the US Open.
His next opponent in the second round will be the Austrian Dominic Thiem, ninth seed, who beat Bosnian Mirza Basic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4.
Last year’s finalist, Sam Querrey was not as fortunate as his compatriots, since he was forced to retire with an ailment in his right hand in the fourth set of his match against Italian Andreas Seppi.
The European player after losing the first set 6-7 (6), then reacted and won the other two sets 6-4 and 6-2 and was up 2-1 at the time of Querrey’s withdrawal.
While Denis Kudla became the fifth American to advance to the next round by beating Italy’s Matteo Berrettini 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 in two hours and 19 minutes.
Dudla reaches the second round for the first time since 2013 and the next opponent will be the Argentine Juan Martin del Potro, third seed, who won easy by 6-0, 6-3 and 6-4 to also American Donald Young.