US OPEN ROUND-UP

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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.”

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