what to recollect from the night time on the US Open

what to recollect from the night time on the US Open

The three Frenchmen competing on Saturday within the third spherical of the US Open, Richard Gasquet, Alizé Cornet and Clara Burel, have been eradicated. Caroline Garcia and Corentin Moutet stay the final blue hopes in New York.

The quantity 18

Swept 6-0, 6-1, 7-5 in 2h17, within the night time session, Richard Gasquet suffered an 18th defeat in as many confrontations in opposition to Rafael Nadal. The Biterrois summed up: “I haven’t got the type of play to fret him. He’s a lot stronger than me, he actually cancels all my power and at no time do I handle to have just a little technique, just a little air“. The 36-year-old semi-finalist of the 2013 version, like his tormentor of the night, performed 47 units in opposition to the Majorcan and received solely 4, the final in 2008…

The standing ovation

At 6-0, 3-0, Gasquet opened his sport counter in opposition to Nadal. This precipitated a standing ovation from the New York public, pissed off by the shortage of spectacle. The Biterrois raised his arms crosswise to “to rejoiceThis primary sport. A considerably merciless scene for a triple Grand Slam semi-finalist, greater than ever powerless in opposition to the stainless Nadal.

The declared

He is just a little greater than typical, however he is nonetheless there, okay.”terminator Nadal was injured Thursday night on the stage of the nostril, throughout his second spherical in opposition to Fognini, after an unlucky rebound of his racket on his face. A brand new harm for the champion with a bruised physique. However in opposition to Gasquet, the large racquet blow within the face was solely a distant reminiscence…

The report and the defeat

As on the Australian Open within the quarter-finals, Alizé Cornet suffered the regulation of the American Danielle Collins 6-4, 7-6 (11/9). In a really tight second set, and not using a break level, the Niçoise received three balls to equalize at one set in all places, nevertheless it was lastly the nineteenth on the planet who had the final phrase within the decisive sport (11-9 ) on his second match level. As a reminder, the Niçoise set in New York, on the age of 32, a brand new report of 63 participations in consecutive Grand Slam tournaments, bettering the one she co-held since Wimbledon with the Japanese Ai Sugiyama.


Finish in fact for Clara Burel. The 131st on the planet, from qualifying, was outclassed by Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka 6-0, 6-2. The 21-year-old Frenchwoman, who was enjoying her sixth match, handicapped by ache in her proper thigh, didn’t exist in opposition to the 6e World Cup, semi-finalist final yr, who will face the American Danielle Collins within the quarters.

The quantity 8

After being sidelined at Wimbledon, in response to the invasion in Ukraine, the Russians and Belarusians take their revenge on the US Open. Women and men mixed, they’re eight to succeed in the eighth finals. Medvedev, Rublev, Khachanov, Kudermetova and Samsonova on the Russian facet, Ivashka, Sabalenka and Azarenka for the Belarusians.

The Prodigy

Quarter-finalist final yr at 18, right here is Carlos Alcaraz within the spherical of 16 this yr. He’s the youngest participant since Pete Sampras in 1989 and 1990 to succeed in the second week on the US Open two years in a row.


The Russian Andrey Rublev defeated after a four-hour combat the Canadian Denis Shapovalov 6-4, 2-6, 6-7 (3/7), 6-4, 7-6 (10/7). All in an excellent tie-break. In issue in current weeks, the eleventh on the planet is reassured just a little.

The boss

The winner at Roland-Garros Iga Swiatek needed to work just a little to defeat 6-3, 6-4 the American Lauren Davis, a hundred and fifth on the planet. Led 4-1 within the second act, the Pole lined up 5 video games in a row to win in lower than two hours and discover the German Julie Niemeier (108th). Invincible, within the spring with 37 victories and 6 consecutive titles, the world no 1 was just a little slowed down in its irresistible momentum this summer time.

The combat

Petra Kvitova had the final giggle in opposition to Spaniard Garbiñe Muguruza 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (12/10). The Czech, winner at Wimbledon in 2014, will face the American Jessica Pegula (eighth). Finalist in Cincinnati this summer time, ended up dominating the Spaniard in a high-flying decisive sport, after saving two match factors at 6-5 in opposition to her. It is his sixth victory in a row on the expense of Muguruza, who had received their very first confrontation.

The tribute

He’s an individual worthy of Mount Rushmore. An athlete the dimensions of Michael Jordan or Tiger Woods“. Tribute signed Frances Tiaffoé to Serena Williams, who mentioned goodbye to New York, Friday night at 3e spherical. Tiaffoé continues his journey after his victory in opposition to Diego Schwartzman 7-6 (9/7), 6-4, 6-4.

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