Rafael Nadal’s perfect hard-court season continued last night at the U.S. Open, as the Spaniard advanced to the semifinals with a straight-set victory against Tommy Robredo, moving to 20-0 on the surface this year.
Five-time champion Roger Federer looked for the positives after his earliest exit from the U.S. Open in 10 years prevented a first meeting with Rafael Nadal at the tennis season’s final Grand Slam tournament.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal’s slow start to the French Open continued as three women from the U.S. reached the fourth round, giving the country its best result in a major championship in almost a decade.
Defending champion Andy Murray rallied from a set down to complete the men’s quarterfinal lineup at the U.S. Open, where top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams lost a combined three games in dominant wins.
Rafael Nadal lost three games in cruising into the third round at the U.S. Open tennis championship, while John Isner pulled out a four-set win to remain the last seeded American left in the men’s draw.