US Open

Rublev sets up Nadal US Open quarter-final clash

2017-09-04 22:09
Andrey Rublev (Getty Images)

New York - Russia's Andrey Rublev became the youngest man to make the US Open quarter-finals in 16 years on Monday and will face world number one Rafael Nadal for a spot in the semi-finals.

The 19-year-old defeated Belgian ninth seed David Goffin 7-5, 7-5, 6-3 to become the youngest player in the last-eight since Andy Roddick in 2001.

"Rafa is a real champion. I will try to do my best -- I have nothing to lose," said the world number 53.

Results from day 8 of the US Open on Monday (x denotes seeding):


4th rd

Rafael Nadal (ESP x1) bt Aleksandr Dolgopolov (UKR) 6-2, 6-4, 6-1

Andrey Rublev (RUS) bt David Goffin (BEL x9) 7-5, 7-6 (7/5), 6-3


4th rd

Karolina Pliskova (CZE x1) bt Jennifer Brady (USA) 6-1, 6-0

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