US OPEN ROUND-UP
NO ALL-WILLIAMS SISTER REMATCH AT FLUSHING
Venus Williams missed out on an all-Williams rematch in the last eight after losing to the Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova. Sister Serena advanced with victory over Yaroslava Shvedova 6-2, 6-3 in the fourth round.
TEENAGER KONJUH SHOCKS NO. 4 SEED RADWANSKA
Croatian 18-year-old Ana Konjuh advanced to her first Grand Slam quarter-final after her shock victory against No. 4 seed Agnieszka Radwanska. Konjuh said: “I just said to myself, ‘Stay in the game. Don’t rush’.”
DEL POTRO CONTINUES HIS REMARKABLE RESURGENCE
Juan Martin del Potro says he feels like a new man having continued his remarkable resurgence after injury by reaching the US Open quarterfinals. He said: “Everything is like new for me. It’s like a new career after my third surgery.”