NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Highlights of the sixth day on the U.S. Open, the final Grand Slam event of the yr, at Flushing Meadows on Saturday (instances in GMT):
2305 PLISKOVA BEATS TOMLJANOVIC IN STRAIGHT SETS
Czech fourth seed and former finalist Karolina Pliskova made fast work of Ajla Tomljanovic, beating the Australian 6-3 6-2. Pliskova despatched down 20 aces and raced by the match with out dropping serve.
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2150 SINNER SEES OFF MONFILS
Italy’s Jannik Sinner got here by a gruelling five-setter in opposition to Frenchman Gael Monfils, profitable 7-6(1) 6-2 4-6 4-6 6-4 to achieve the final 16 for the primary time.
2140 SWIATEK SURVIVES KONTAVEIT TEST
Poland’s Iga Swiatek, the seventh seed, was pushed to 3 units by Estonian Anett Kontaveit, however rallied to achieve the fourth spherical with a 6-3 4-6 6-3 victory.
Each gamers smashed six aces apiece, however Kontaveit made 35 unforced errors handy Swiatek the higher hand within the shut contest.
2130 DJOKOVIC BATTLES PAST NISHIKORI
High seed Novak Djokovic continued his bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam and twenty first main title with a battling 6-7(4) 6-3 6-3 6-2 win over former finalist Kei Nishikori.
2010 RADUCANU BLITZES SORRIBES TORMO
British teenager Emma Raducanu dismantled Spain’s Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-0 6-1 in simply 70 minutes to ebook a second consecutive Grand Slam fourth spherical berth, after her run to the last-16 at Wimbledon in July.
1855 BERRETTINI BATTLES PAST IVASHKA IN FIVE SETS
Wimbledon finalist Matteo Berrettini got here by his first five-setter of the event in opposition to Belarusian Ilya Ivashka 6-7(5) 6-2 6-4 2-6 6-3.
The Italian sixth seed fired 27 aces and gained 84% of his first-serve factors as he wrapped up the match in three hours 46 minutes.
1830 ANDREESCU ON HER RELATIONSHIP WITH TENNIS
“I believe with something you are enthusiastic about, it is at all times a love/hate relationship, since you need that factor so dangerous on a regular basis, you wish to be excellent. In my case, it is tennis,” mentioned Canada’s Bianca Andreescu.
“Quite a lot of the instances it may be tough when issues do not go your method. You get injured or Naomi (Osaka) needed to cope with loads with like media, social media, all that stuff. I believe that is a part of the sport…”
1750 BENCIC SCORES ROUTINE WIN OVER PEGULA
Olympic champion and eleventh seed Belinda Bencic, who reached her maiden Grand Slam semi-final at Flushing Meadows in 2019, eased previous native hope Jessica Pegula 6-2 6-4.
1730 SAKKARI DOWNS KVITOVA TO SET UP ANDREESCU CLASH
Greece’s Maria Sakkari brought about a minor upset by taking out Czech tenth seed Petra Kvitova 6-4 6-3 to achieve the fourth spherical and arrange a gathering with 2019 champion Bianca Andreescu, who swept apart Belgium’s Greet Minnen 6-1 6-2.
1510 PLAY UNDERWAY
Sixth seed and 2019 champion Bianca Andreescu started her third-round match in opposition to Belgian Greet Minnen in Louis Armstrong Stadium. The primary match in Arthur Ashe Stadium options tenth seed Petra Kvitova taking up Maria Sakkari.
Males’s high seed Novak Djokovic faces Kei Nishikori of Japan later within the day session.
Compiled by Dhruv Munjal, Simon Jennings and Anuron Kumar Mitra in Bengaluru
Enhancing by Sonya Hepinstall
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