US Open ATP Day 9: Zverev Advances To 2nd Straight Grand Slam Semifinal

US Open ATP Day 9 Recap

Alexander Zverev would defeat Borna Coric to make his second straight Grand Slam semifinal, the night match would be a thriller, and much more at the US Open.

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US Open ATP Day 9 Results

Singles Results

Borna Coric (27) vs. Alexander Zverev (5)

Borna Coric would dominate the fifth-seeded Alexander Zverev in the opening set of their match. With the set tied at one, Coric would win five straight games to take the set 6-1.

In the second set, each player would manage to get one break of the other’s serve en route to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Zverev would prevail, 7-5, to take the set 7-6 (7-5).

In the third set, each player would once again get a single break of serve on their way to another tiebreak. In this tiebreak, Zverev would dominate, winning the tiebreak 7-1, to take the set 7-6 (7-1).

In the fourth set, Zverev would take his place in the semifinals by taking the set 6-3 to win the match 1-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-1), 6-3.

Pablo Carreno Busta (20) vs. Denis Shapovalov (12)

In the first set of Denis Shapovalov’s match against Pablo Carreno Busta, Shapovalov would get two breaks of Carreno Busta’s serve to take the set 6-3.

In the second set, each player would look sharp, managing to break the other’s serve twice en route to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, the Spaniard Carreno Busta would prevail, 7-5, to take the set 7-6 (7-5).

In the third set, each player would break the other’s serve once en route to another tiebreak. In this tiebreak, Carreno Busta would prevail again, 7-4, to take the set 7-6 (7-4).

In the fourth set, Shapovalov would respond in a big way by winning six straight games to take the set 6-0 and force a decisive fifth set. In the fifth set, Carreno Busta would get one break of Shapovalov’s serve to take the set 6-3 and the match 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-4), 0-6, 6-3.

Doubles Results

R.Ram / J.Salisbury  (3) vs. W.Koolhof / N.Mektic  (8)

The eighth-seeded doubles team of Wesley Koolhof and Nikola Mektic would get a huge upset today over the third-seeded team of Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury.

In the opening set, each team would break the other’s serve once on their way to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Koolhof and Mektic would win, 7-3, to take the set 7-6 (7-3).

In the second set, Koolhof and Mektic would get one break of their opponents’ serve to take the set 6-4 and the match 7-6 (7-3), 6-4.

J.Rojer / H.Tecau vs. M.Pavic / B.Soares

The doubles team of Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares would pull out a tight straight-sets victory over the team of Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau today.

In the opening set, Pavic and Soares would only need one break of their opponents’ serve to take the set 6-4. In the second set, down 3-5, they would win four consecutive games to take the set 7-5 and the match 6-4, 7-5.

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