Serena Williams rallied from 4-2 down in the first set to beat her opponent Karolina Pliskova in straight sets 6-4 6-3.

This was Williams’ first win over a top 10 player since her return to competitive tennis earlier this year. She will be facing Anastasija Sevastova in the semi-final.

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Rafael Nadal had to fight sternly hard to overcome 9th seed Dominic Thiem in the quarter final match at the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday.

Nadal won the five set thriller 0-6 6-4 7-5 7-6 7-6. He will be facing Juan Martin del Potro in the semi-final.

Womens Singles:

A. Sevastova beat S. Stephens 6-2 6-3

C. Suarez Navarro beat M. Sharapova 6-4 6-3

Mens Singles:

J. Del Potro beat J. Isner 6-7 6-3 7-6 6-2