NEW YORK (Reuters) – Highlights of the eighth day at the U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the year, at Flushing Meadows on Monday (times in GMT):
2355 PLISKOVA OVERCOMES PAVLYUCHENKOVA
Czech fourth seed Karolina Pliskova returned to the U.S. Open quarter-finals for the first time since 2018 with a 7-5 6-4 victory over Russian 14th seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
Britain’s star Raducanu takes confident step into the spotlight
Losing is bad enough but it now comes with death threats, say players
Harris wins battle of big servers to reach U.S. Open quarters
Surviving U.S. Open draw is a marathon, not a sprint
Raducanu’s dream U.S. Open run continues with Rogers thrashing
Economical Zverev rolls into U.S. Open quarters
Bencic survives Swiatek test to reach U.S. Open quarter-finals
Struggling Krejcikova halts Muguruza comeback to reach quarters
Absence of Federer, Nadal extra motivation at US Open, says Tiafoe
McIlroy lends support to Osaka over decision to take break
Auger-Aliassime breaks down Tiafoe’s defences to reach quarters
Alcaraz youngest in Open era to reach men’s QF at Flushing Meadows
Fearless Fernandez knocks out another champion to reach quarter-finals
Speedy Medvedev makes quick work of Evans in U.S. Open fourth round
Qualifier Van de Zandschulp tames Argentine battler to reach quarters
Svitolina stays in U.S. Open hunt by beating Halep in fourth round
Nobody beats Shelby Rogers six times in a row
Fearless teenagers and hungry qualifiers light up U.S. Open
American Rogers defeats number one Barty in shock U.S. Open upset
British teen star Raducanu taking ‘dream’ Grand Slam run in stride
U.S. Open order of play on Monday
2255 BERRETTINI BATTLES PAST OTTE
Italian sixth seed Matteo Berrettini overcame a second-set wobble to beat German qualifier Oscar Otte 6-4 3-6 6-3 6-2 and return to the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the second time in three years.
2015 HARRIS SERVES UP OPELKA VICTORY
South African Lloyd Harris caused a minor upset with a 6-7(6) 6-4 6-1 6-3 win over 22nd-seeded local hope Reilly Opelka.
Harris fired 36 aces compared to Opelka’s 24, while winning 92% of his first-serve points, as he reached the quarter-finals where he faces fourth-seeded German Alexander Zverev.
2010 RADUCANU THROUGH TO FIRST MAJOR QUARTER-FINAL
British teenager Emma Raducanu extended her fairytale run at the U.S. Open with a 6-2 6-1 victory over American Shelby Rogers to reach the last eight of a Grand Slam for the first time, where she will meet Olympic gold medallist Belinda Bencic.
1840 ZVEREV ZIPS PAST SINNER
Olympic gold medallist Alexander Zverev, seeded fourth, extended his winning streak to 15 matches with a 6-4 6-4 7-6(7) victory over Italian 13th seed Jannik Sinner.
1720 BENCIC SURVIVES SWIATEK TEST
Swiss 11th seed Belinda Bencic overcame a tough first-set tiebreak to beat seventh seed Iga Swiatek 7-6(12) 6-3 to progress to the quarter-finals.
1510 PLAY UNDERWAY
Olympic champion and 11th seed Belinda Bencic began her fourth-round match against Polish seventh seed Iga Swiatek on Louis Armstrong Stadium.
Fourth seed Alexander Zverev of Germany takes on Italian Jannik Sinner later in the first match on Arthur Ashe Stadium.
(Compiled by Dhruv Munjal and Anuron Kumar Mitra in Bengaluru, editing by Ed Osmond and Himani Sarkar)