Tiafoe beats Rublev to reach semifinals | US Open updates
Frances Tiafoe became the first American man into the U.S. Open semifinals in 16 years by beating No. 9 Andrey Rublev 7-6 (3), 7-6 (0), 6-4. Two days after upsetting No. 2 Rafael Nadal, the No. 22-seeded Tiafoe reached the last four of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time. Rublev fell to 0-6 in Grand Slam quarterfinals.news.yahoo.com
Serena's gone, Open must go on: Kvitova, Pegula set rematch
Much like for so many other folks, Serena Williams’ last match at the U.S. Open was must-see TV for players still in the tournament, so Jessica Pegula and Petra Kvitova tuned in from their hotel rooms the night before their victories led off Saturday’s schedule and set up a fourth-round showdown.
Unseeded Fernandez, 19, reaches 1st Slam final at U.S. Open
Leylah Fernandez's first major semifinal, at the U.S. Open just days after her 19th birthday, did not go her way at the start. No matter what, Fernandez did not worry. Speedy afoot and steady at crunch time, the unseeded Fernandez edged Sabalenka 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4 on Thursday night in Arthur Ashe Stadium, earning right to play for a Grand Slam title.news.yahoo.com
The Latest: Tiafoe beats No. 5-seed Rublev in late Open
American tennis player Frances Tiafoe had a small, late-night crowd at Arthur Ashe Stadium going wild on every point in an upset win that pushed the record for the latest finish in tournament history. Tiafoe outlasted fifth-seeded Andrey Rublev 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6), 4-6, 6-1 and reached the fourth round for the second straight year. There were three U.S. Open finishes at 2:26 a.m., in 1993, 2012 and 2014.news.yahoo.com