2022 US Open: Ruud, Tiafoe and Garcia reach to the semifinals

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New York- The US Open Singles quarterfinals completed on Day 10. 5th seed Casper Ruud (NOR), 22th seed Frances Tiafoe (USA) and 17th seed Caroline Garcia (FRA) advanced to the semifinals for the first time at the US Open.  
 
Casper Ruud has beat 2021 Wimbledon runner-up Matteo Berrettini and become the first Norwegian player to advance to a US Open semifinal. The first two sets were in his control, he didn’t allow any break chances and won 5 games straight for the first set. In the third set, Bellettini was on the attack but Ruud was able to fight off his challenge and finished the match in straight sets, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6(4). Ruud has earned eight titles for clay court but he proved that he developed more confidence on hard-court matches.  
Ruud will next face 27th seed Karen Khachanov.  
 
Caroline Garcia gets a win over the American teenager Coco Gauff to reach to her first US Open semi-finals. She has won in straight sets in all rounds of this tournament and never loosen her aggressive play at the quarterfinal. In the first set, Garcia won the first four games consecutively and her net play was also outstanding, which marked 81% net points won. She completed the match in straight set again, 6-3, 6-4.  
Her next opponent will be No.5 seed Ons Jabeur.  
 
Frances Tiafoe made another big win to defeat ninth seed Andrey Rublev. Tiafoe’s remarkable run showed excellent performance everywhere, 18 service aces, 76% net points won, and 46 winners. After winning the first and second sets in a tiebreaker, Tiafoe took advantage of the only break of service in the match Tiafoe broke for the first time in the third set and won in straight sets 7-6(3), 7-6(0), 6-4. Tiafoe said ‘This is wild, this is crazy’ after the match. He is the American Semifinalist for the first time in 16 years and will face 3rd seed Carlos Alcaraz on 9th Friday. 
 
Singles Quarterfinal Results 
[5] Casper Ruud (NOR) def. Matteo Berrettini, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6(4) 
[17] Caroline Garcia (FRA) def. Coco Gauff, 6-3, 6-4 
[22] Frances Tiafoe (USA) vs. Andrey Rublev 7-6(3), 7-6(0), 6-4 

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