September 4, 2021
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Highlights of the sixth day at the U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the year, at Flushing Meadows on Saturday (times in GMT):
1610 ANDREESCU CRUSHES MINNEN
Canadian sixth seed Bianca Andreescu swept aside Belgium’s Greet Minnen 6-1 6-2 in 67 minutes to cruise into the fourth round. The 2019 champion will next face Petra Kvitova or Maria Sakkari.
1510 PLAY UNDERWAY
Sixth seed and 2019 champion Bianca Andreescu began her third-round match against Belgian Greet Minnen in Louis Armstrong Stadium. The first match in Arthur Ashe Stadium features 10th seed Petra Kvitova taking on Maria Sakkari.
Men’s top seed Novak Djokovic faces Kei Nishikori of Japan later in the day session.
Osaka earns support after announcing break from sport
Osaka suffers shock loss in U.S. Open, plans to take break from the sport
Alcaraz upsets Tsitsipas to reach U.S. Open fourth round
Tiafoe stuns Rublev to move into U.S. Open last-16
Sabalenka sets up U.S. Open clash against doubles partner Mertens
Osaka to take break, brings more concern over mental health struggles
‘Everyone suddenly is against me’: Tsitsipas defiant on U.S. Open exit
Medvedev continues U.S. Open sprint with third-round win
Flawless Sakkari faces Kvitova test in U.S. Open third round
Chatty fan was like having Aussie cricketer Paine behind me, says Evans
Newlyweds Svitolina and Monfils enjoying healthy competition on tour
Halep outlasts Rybakina in three-set thriller at U.S. Open
Muguruza beats Azarenka to reach U.S. Open fourth round
At the U.S. Open, that voice yelling ‘Out!’ comes from a computer
U.S. Open order of play on Saturday
(Compiled by Dhruv Munjal in Bengaluru)