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    US OPEN - Day Eight

    BRIT WATCH

    MEN
    (3) Stan Wawrinka bt (16) Tommy Robredo 7-5 4-6 7-6(7) 6-2

    WOMEN
    (17) Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) bt (7) Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 7-6(2) 6-4
    (11) Flavia Pennetta (ITA) bt (29) Casey Dellacqua (AUS) 7-5 6-2
    (16) Victoria Azarenka (BLR) bt Aleksandra Krunic (SRB) 4-6 6-4 6-4
    9/2/2014 10:45:24 AM

    9/2/2014 10:46:44 AM

    9/2/2014 10:47:22 AM

    9/2/2014 10:47:48 AM
    AZA THANKFUL FOR THE SUPPORT AND GAEL FORCE ...



    9/2/2014 10:53:02 AM
    DELIGHT FOR KEI AFTER EPIC WIN ...


    9/2/2014 10:54:07 AM

    Ross Hutchins Diary - Day 7

    9/2/2014 3:12:41 PM


    9/2/2014 3:14:42 PM


    9/2/2014 3:14:46 PM

    Djokovic v Kohlschreiber - Highlights

    9/2/2014 3:18:02 PM


    9/2/2014 3:20:09 PM
    PENG KNOWS THE WAY
    [game-set-match] Unseeded 28-year-old Peng Shuai reaches the semi-finals in a ridiculously one-sided match 6-2 6-1 against Belinda Bencic in just 64 minutes.

    WHAT A FEELING: Peng Shuai reaches her first grand slam semi-final at her 37th attempt

    Peng will play 2009 runner-up 
    Caroline Wozniacki or 13th seed Sara Errani for a place in the final
    9/2/2014 6:03:11 PM


    9/2/2014 6:09:35 PM




    9/2/2014 6:29:25 PM
    GRIGOR AND GAEL GETTING GOING
    [stats] Grigor Dimitrov and Gael Monfils meet for the third time (tied 1-1). Their first meeting came at the US Open in the first round three years ago and the Frenchman won in straight sets. Dimitrov came into this season with an 8-13 match record in grand slam tournaments, never getting past the third round Now, he is one win away from reaching his third major quarter-final of the season (12-3 record). Monfils is trying to reach his second US Open quarter-final after 2010. 
    9/2/2014 6:32:27 PM
    EMOTIONAL PENG
    Peng Shuai becomes the third Chinese player after two-time grand slam champion Li Na and Zheng Jie to reach the last four at a slam after her 6-2 6-1 victory against 17-year-old Belinda Bencic. The breakthrough has come in her 37th slam tournament, and an emotional Peng said:


    It's an amazing time for me. It's a little bit too exciting. I love tennis but it's a long time my career, it's been tough sometimes. I was thinking about giving up because I don't know if I can make it. I want to say thanks to my coach and my parents because they tell me to fight and never give up. And that today was coming."

    9/2/2014 6:36:44 PM
    SERVES DOMINATING
    [stats] Grigor Dimitrov has won 92% of his first serves in this match so far, while Gael Monfils has won 91% of his. The Bulgarian leads 4-3* in the first set.
    9/2/2014 6:42:14 PM
    CILIC AND SIMON UNDERWAY
    [tennis] Over on Louis Armstrong 14th seed Marin Cilic is taking on Frenchman Gilles Simon
    9/2/2014 6:43:43 PM


    9/2/2014 6:51:46 PM
    MONFILS MAKES HIS MOVE
    [break] The enigmatic Frenchman Gael Monfils breaks Grigor Dimitrov to take a *6-5 and he will serve for the first set!
    9/2/2014 6:54:18 PM
    MONFILS TAKES THE LEAD
    [set] Monfils is on song and he takes the opening set 7-5 in 34 minutes against the Wimbledon semi-finalist Dimitrov.

    MONFILS MAKES AN EARLY MOVE 



    9/2/2014 6:58:23 PM
    EARLY BREAKS
    [break] Marin Cilic faces Gilles Simon trying to reach the quarter-finals in New York for the third time. Simon is looking to advance to his second grand slam tournament quarter-final after making the last-eight in Australia in 2009. The Frenchman broke in the third game, but back came Cilic, who is coached by former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic, to immediately break back at *2-2.
    9/2/2014 7:05:42 PM
    SIMON WINS FIRST SET
    [set] Gilles Simon, trying to reach the quarter-finals in New York for the third time wins the opening set, 7-5 against Marin Cilic from Croatia.

    SIMON LEADS 



    9/2/2014 7:45:50 PM


    9/2/2014 7:46:41 PM
    LAMONF UNHAPPY
    [missed-chance] Seems as though Monfils was unhappy about something being thrown down from one of the stands in Arthur Ashe Stadium. We'll get to the bottom of it!
    9/2/2014 7:48:25 PM


    9/2/2014 7:49:04 PM
    GIGOR AHEAD IN BREAKER
    [tie-break] Dimitrov, who is seeking to reach his third grand slam quarter-final of the year after a last eight run at the Australian Open and semi-final at Wimbledon, opens up a 4-2* lead in the breaker.
    9/2/2014 7:53:00 PM
    GAEL FORCE
    [set] An extraordinary end to the second set with Monfils gasping for air at the changeover, but the Frenchman takes it 7-6 (8-6).

    MONFILS IS A SET AWAY 



    9/2/2014 8:00:54 PM
    NOT GOOD NEWS FOR GRIGOR
    [stats] Dimitrov has NEVER comes back for two sets down to win a match.
    9/2/2014 8:02:40 PM
    VESNINA OVER THE MOON ...


    The Williams sisters, owners of 13 grand slam doubles titles, were beaten 7-6(5) 6-4 by the fourth-seeded Russian duo of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina.

    9/2/2014 8:10:44 PM

    FLAMBOYANT, ESCENTRIC ...

    CALL HIM WHAT YOU WILL ... BUT MONFILS IS AN ENTERTAINER



    9/2/2014 8:15:30 PM
    BROKEN TRAINER
    [sunny] Temperatures are reaching 60% humidity. There is no heat break for the men at the US Open, but Dimitrov has ripped open his trainer from sliding on the hardcourt, so he's had to rush off court and get a new pair ... the man has no sole!!! Pardon the pun.
    9/2/2014 8:18:24 PM
    HEADING THROUGH ...

    MONFILS COULD FACE FEDERER NEXT 


    9/2/2014 9:36:39 PM
    CILIC MOVES IN FRONT
    [set] Croatia's Marin Cilic moves two sets to one ahead against Gilles Simon over on Louis Armstrong - 5-7 7-6(3) 6-4, but the Frenchman has broke to take a 4-1* lead in the fourth. We could well be heading into a decider in this one!
    9/2/2014 9:51:10 PM
    SIMON AND CILIC HEAD INTO A DECIDER
    [set] Gilles Simon is looking to follow countryman Gael Monfils into last eight as he wins the fourth set 6-3 to take Marin Cilic into a fifth set. Simon leads the head-to-head record against Cilic 4-0 so will be favourite to progress.
    9/2/2014 10:08:36 PM
    [recommend] GOOD NIGHT
    That's it from us for today. Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki are both in action overnight and you can watch it all live on Sky Sports 3HD. We'll be back blogging live tomorrow from 4pm BST. Head to our Live Score page for score updates from this Simon-Cilic game. Bye for now.
    9/2/2014 10:11:05 PM

    9/3/2014 10:43:10 AM
    [barrycowan]Here's Sky Sports pundit Barry Cowan's tips for today's action. Follow his bets with Sky Bet here.

    9/3/2014 2:41:22 PM
    9/3/2014 3:25:08 PM
    VIKA BREAKS
    [break] Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka is being made to work hard in this quarter-final clash by Ekaterina Makarova on Ashe, but the Belarusian 16th seed soon breaks to love in the fifth game of the first set to lead *3-2.
    9/3/2014 5:03:56 PM
    MAKAROVA BREAKS BACK
    [break] Azarenka was given a tough time in her last match against 21-year-old Serbian 
    Aleksandra Krunic and she's finding life hard against the big-hitting Russian Makarova, who hits back immediately to level this first set up - 3-3*.
    9/3/2014 5:10:21 PM


    9/3/2014 5:29:24 PM
    MAKAROVA WINS FIRST SET
    [set] Russian 17th seed Ekaterina Makarova, who knocked out Genie Bouchard in the last round, has won the opening set, 6-4, against former world No 1 Victoria Azarenka.

    MAKAROVA IN THE GROOVE 



    9/3/2014 5:32:59 PM

    Andy Murray looks forward to taking on Novak Djokovic. He spoke to Mark Petchey at the SkyPad

    9/3/2014 11:10:00 PM
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