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US Open Glance

US Open Glance

A look at Thursday's play at the $22.7 million U.S. Open tennis championships:
WEATHER: Mostly overcast and breezy with occasional glimpses of sun.
ATTENDANCE: Day: 22,297. Night: 23,823. Total: 46,120.
MEN'S RESULTS: Quarterfinals: No. 12 Mikhail Youzhny beat No. 25 Stanislas Wawrinka 3-6, 7-6 (7), 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the afternoon. No. 1 Rafael Nadal beat No. 8 Fernando Verdasco 7-5, 6-3, 6-4.
WOMEN'S RESULTS: No matches.
MIXED DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP: No. 1 Liezel Huber and Bob Bryan beat Kveta Peschke and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, 6-4, 6-4.
ON COURT FRIDAY: Women, Semifinals: No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki vs. No. 7 Vera Zvonareva, followed by No. 2 Kim Clijsters vs. No. 3 Venus Williams.
STAT OF THE DAY: 18-7. Mikhail Youzhny's record at the U.S. Open. Youzhny, who has never advanced past the quartefinals at any of the other Grand Slams, advanced to his second Open semifinal. The other came in 2006.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: "I've spent the last 14 years trying to put tennis in the spotlight in my country. Cricket's like a religion there. This moment is like a highlight in my career." _ Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi after he and teammate Kveta Peschke of the Czech Republic lost to top-seeded Americans Liezel Huber and Bob Bryan in the mixed doubles title match. Qureshi and teammate Rohan Bopanna of India will face Bob and Mike Bryan in the men's doubles final Friday.
ON THIS DATE: Sept. 10, 1962: Rod Laver beat Roy Emerson for the men's single title to become the first man since Don Budge in 1938 to win the Grand Slam.


Updated : 2021-08-05 17:01 GMT+08:00