Osaka steamrolls Tsurenko to reach U.S. Open semis

Osaka steamrolls Tsurenko to reach U.S. Open semis”

The Serbian star, who ended a 54-week title drought with his 13th Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, defeated the tenacious Aussie 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 to reach his 11th US Open semi-final in his last 11 appearances.

Naomi Osaka of Japan celebrates her win over Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine in a quarter-final match on day ten of the 2018 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Kei Nishikori came out on top following a thrilling quarter-final clash with Marin Cilic at Flushing Meadows that went the full distance and will now play in his first Grand Slam semi-final for two years.

This night was cooler, as the temperature dipped into the 70s, but the humidity was above 80 per cent, so with Millman drenched, he sought permission for a wardrobe change at 2-all in the second set.

"Well, in the mornings I don't play matches, I walk around and hear the lovely honking", Osaka said. She's also the first Japanese woman to make the US Open semifinals in 22 years. ". It definitely means a lot, and I always thought if I were to win a Grand Slam, the first one I'd want to win is the U.S. Open because I've grown up here, and then my grandparents can come and watch. She clearly knows mine", said Williams, the 17th seed.

Cilic, who won their final meeting in straight sets, was pushed to the limit this time around with Nishikori extending his dominance to nine wins from 15 meetings.

Osaka, who lived in her native Japan until she was 3, started playing tennis in NY after her father saw the Williams sisters playing at the French Open in 1999 and made a decision to teach his daughters.

"I was freaking out inside and my whole body was shaking but overall I am most proud of not breaking a racket".

There were other issues for him, too, including in the third set when, ahead by a break, he was called by the chair umpire for allowing the 25-second serve clock, making its Grand Slam debut at this tournament, to run out on back-to-back points.

But he broke back in the match's next-to-last game, then served out the victory at love.

Keys was the runner-up to Sloane Stephens at the U.S. Open in 2017, then lost to Stephens in the French Open semifinals this year.

Despite being two wins shy of what years ago would have seemed like an improbable title, Sevastova refuses to look beyond her semi-final battle.

She won 59 points to just 28 for the unseeded Ukrainian, who knocked off No. 2 seed Caroline Wozniacki in the second round.

It was another hot afternoon Wednesday, with temperatures in the high-80s (30s Celsius) but feeling some 10 degrees hotter with the humidity. So I thought it was something really wonderful.

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