Saturday, October 23, 2021

US Open 2016, Day 10: Stan Wawrinka, Kei Nishikori, Serena Williams, Pliskova enter semis

Stan Wawrinka beats Del Potro 7-6 4-6 6-3 6-2, enters men's singles semi-final.

Stan Wawrinka beat Del Potro in the quarters. (Source: Reuters)

Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka outlasted tiring former champion Juan Martin del Potro in four sets to advance to the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on Wednesday. Twice grand slam winner Wawrinka ended the rousing comeback effort by the Argentine at Flushing Meadows with a 7-6(5) 4-6 6-3 6-2 win to close out Day 10 at the year’s last grand slam. In other results, Andy Murray was beaten by Kei Nishikori, Serena Williams beat Simona Halep and  Karolina Pliskova eased past Ana Konjuh.