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Singer Chris Brown was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, police said, following an hours-long standoff after a woman alleged he pointed a gun at her. Police said the troubled singer, who has had numerous brushes with the law, was being transported to a police station to be booked on the assault charge. The Los Angeles Police Department earlier said that officers from homicide and robbery division, which deals with celebrity cases, headed to Brown's home after the woman called for help at 3:11 am (1011 GMT).
Defending champion Novak Djokovic and fellow two-time winner Rafael Nadal take centre stage on the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday looking to seal third round spots. World number one Djokovic, who needed treatment on a right upper arm injury during his laboured four-set win over Poland's Jerzy Janowicz on Monday, faces Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic.