NEW YORK (Reuters) – Highlights of the seventh day at the U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the year, at Flushing Meadows on Sunday (times in GMT):
0045 ALCARAZ INTO QUARTERS
Spainish teen Carlos Alcaraz reached the last eight with a 5-7 6-1 5-7 6-2 6-0 win over Germany’s Peter Gojowczyk, becoming the youngest men’s player in the professional era to reach the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open.
2340 SABALENKA SEES OFF MERTENS
Second seed Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus reached her first U.S. Open quarter-final with a comfortable 6-4 6-1 win over her good friend and former doubles partner Elise Mertens.
2210 FERNANDEZ FLIES INTO QUARTER-FINALS
Canadian teen sensation Leylah Fernandez stormed into her first Grand Slam quarter-final with a 4-6 7-6(5) 6-2 victory over 16th seed Angelique Kerber.
Fernandez, who turns 19 on Monday, will next face Ukrainian fifth seed Elina Svitolina.
1935 MEDVEDEV MARCHES ON
Second seed Daniil Medvedev cruised into the quarter-finals with comfortable 6-3 6-4 6-3 victory over Britain’s Dan Evans.
The Russian will next face Dutch qualifier Botic van de Zandschulp, who beat Argentine 11th seed Diego Schwartzman 6-3 6-4 5-7 5-7 6-1 to the reach the last eight at a major for the first time.
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 sees off Halep in U.S. Open fourth round
Matches resume after light rain at U.S. Open
Opelka calls $10k fine for unapproved bag a ‘joke’
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
Djokovic dispatches old rival Nishikori to reach fourth round
British teen star Raducanu taking ‘dream’ Grand Slam run in stride
Stephens suffers abuse on social media after U.S. Open loss
U.S. Open order of play on Monday
1735 SVITOLINA TOO GOOD FOR HALEP
Fifth seed Elina Svitolina easily dispatched former world number one Simona Halep in straight sets, winning 6-3 6-3 in 76 minutes.
1545 PLAY RESUMES AFTER LIGHT RAIN ON OUTSIDE COURTS
Two doubles matches — on Court 17 and Grandstand — got back underway after they were briefly interrupted by rain.
Heavy rain is not forecast on day seven.
(Compiled by Dhruv Munjal and Simon Jennings in Bengaluru, editing by Ed Osmond and Christian Radnedge)