Tuesday, September 28, 2021

US Open: Highlights of Day 8

Highlights of the eighth day at the U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the year, at Flushing Meadows on Monday:

 

–  Czech fourth seed Karolina Pliskova returned to the U.S. Open quarter-finals for the first time since 2018 with a 7-5 6-4 victory over Russian 14th seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

– Britain’s star Raducanu takes confident step into the spotlight. Losing is bad enough but it now comes with death threats, say players.

– Harris wins battle of big servers to reach U.S. Open quarter. Surviving U.S. Open draw is a marathon, not a sprint

– Raducanu’s dream U.S. Open run continues with Rogers thrashing.

– Economical Zverev rolls into U.S. Open quarters.

– Bencic survives Swiatek test to reach U.S. Open quarter-finals.

– Struggling Krejcikova halts Muguruza comeback to reach quarters

– Absence of Federer, Nadal extra motivation at US Open, says Tiafoe.

– McIlroy lends support to Osaka over decision to take break.

– Auger-Aliassime breaks down Tiafoe’s defences to reach quarters.

– Alcaraz youngest in Open era to reach men’s QF at Flushing Meadows.

– Fearless Fernandez knocks out another champion to reach quarter-finals.

– Speedy Medvedev makes quick work of Evans in U.S. Open fourth round

– Qualifier Van de Zandschulp tames Argentine battler to reach quarters

– Svitolina stays in U.S. Open hunt by beating Halep in fourth round.

– Nobody beats Shelby Rogers six times in a row.

– Fearless teenagers and hungry qualifiers light up U.S. Open.

– American Rogers defeats number one Barty in shock U.S. Open upset

– British teen star Raducanu taking ‘dream’ Grand Slam run in stride.

– Italian sixth seed Matteo Berrettini overcame a second-set wobble to beat German qualifier Oscar Otte 6-4 3-6 6-3 6-2 and return to the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the second time in three years.

– South African Lloyd Harris caused a minor upset with a 6-7(6) 6-4 6-1 6-3 win over 22nd-seeded local hope Reilly Opelka.

– Harris fired 36 aces compared to Opelka’s 24, while winning 92% of his first-serve points, as he reached the quarter-finals where he faces fourth-seeded German Alexander Zverev.

– British teenager Emma Raducanu extended her fairytale run at the U.S. Open with a 6-2 6-1 victory over American Shelby Rogers to reach the last eight of a Grand Slam for the first time, where she will meet Olympic gold medallist Belinda Bencic.

– Olympic gold medallist Alexander Zverev, seeded fourth, extended his winning streak to 15 matches with a 6-4 6-4 7-6(7) victory over Italian 13th seed Jannik Sinner.

– Swiss 11th seed Belinda Bencic overcame a tough first-set tiebreak to beat seventh seed Iga Swiatek 7-6(12) 6-3 to progress to the quarter-finals.

– Olympic champion and 11th seed Belinda Bencic began her fourth-round match against Polish seventh seed Iga Swiatek on Louis Armstrong Stadium.

– Fourth seed Alexander Zverev of Germany takes on Italian Jannik Sinner later in the first match on Arthur Ashe Stadium.

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