Yesterday's action in NY saw Naomi Osaka trounce Lesia Tsurenko 1&1, while Madison Keys' straight-set win over Carla Suarez Navarro was also relatively facile, with a solitary break of serve enough in either set - Suarez Navarro was unable to convert her two chances in what was a pretty strong serving display from Keys. Osaka, like many her age, is a power hitter.
In the day's other men's quarterfinal, Novak Djokovic managed to do what Roger Federer could not: beat 55th-ranked John Millman at the U.S. Open.
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Osaka, the daughter of a Japanese mother and Haitian father, said she enjoyed playing in the blistering heat of NY which has been such a talking point of the tournament.
Sevastova, who also made the quarterfinals in the doubles with Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, began her US Open with a hard-fought 6-2 2-6 6-3 win over Donna Vekic.
Williams dominated Anastasija Sevastova, 6-3, 6-0, at the US Open on Thursday to advance to her second consecutive Grand Slam final.
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The 29-year-old, who had knocked out world number two and Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki in the second round, hit 31 unforced errors and won just seven points off the Japanese star's serve. So I'm really pleased with where my game is at at the moment. "I still haven't totally processed this match". "I'm really excited about that". She is now based in Florida, trains with Bajin at Evert's academy in Boca Raton, and made the decision to play for Japan largely because of financial reasons - the Japanese federation offered more support money than the U.S. Tennis Association. She comes from three cultures, has dual citizenship with Japan and the United States and calls America home.
"Japanese culture? I love everything about it. America, I live here". I'm used to Florida heat. "I am also happy for myself".
So big, in fact, that she was too nervous to talk to him until recently.
Osaka quelled nerves in her quarterfinal appearance to put in an assured performance, only dropping a handful of points on her serve. Keys, 23, is a three-time Grand Slam semifinalist and Olympian.
"I've gotten a lot better managing my emotions once it gets to this part and knowing that everything is going to be probably more amped up, " she said.
"Always exciting to play him".