Nadal sets up semi-final clash with Del Potro

Nadal made to work again as Spaniard sets up clash with Thiem

The longest match of the US Open so far saw top seed Nadal comprehensively beaten in the opening set, before showing all his vast reserves of fight and spirit to knock out the ninth seed. "That's one more today", he said after his 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/5) win.

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Actor Ben Stiller was among those in the VIP seating section at Arthur Ashe Stadium, joining Nadal's family and support team as the Spaniard battled Dominic Thiem in an epic 5-set match.

After upsetting last year's finalist, now he'll face defending champ Rafael Nadal.

Next up for Serena is a quarterfinal meeting with eighth seeded Czech Karolina Pliskova who advanced with a 6-4, 6-4 win over 18th seed Ashleigh Barty of Australia.

Isner, seeded 11th, also defeated Raonic at Wimbledon on the way to a semifinals appearance, his best finish in a Grand Slam. It means a lot to me.

"That's very special to me".

He improved to 5-1 lifetime against Raonic.

Hard to not think back to 24 hours earlier, when Nadal's great rival, No. 2 seed Roger Federer, was upset in the fourth round during similarly muggy conditions.

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That was the first set dropped by del Potro in the tournament.

Nadal had also played the second-longest match of this year's tournament: his four-set win over Karen Khachanov in the third round, which lasted four hours, 23 minutes. She was home, expecting the couple's first child. He's a fighter. He has a great attitude. "But as long as that baby is still in her belly, I'll be here".

Nadal holds an 11-5 record against Del Potro. That was part of what's now a 26-1 run since Thiem beat him in the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open in May.

Asked about the match, the three-time US Open champion added: 'Suffering is the right word. I had the chance to really appreciate all the things that happened to me during my career because I had in different moments tough injuries.

Nadal was once again able to recover after going down a break, forcing the set to a tie-breaker. "I hope to continue that way".

Mickelson has only been on three winning teams - at Brookline in 1999, Valhalla in 2008 and two years ago at Hazeltine. At No. 32, he was the lowest-ranked US Open finalist in the history of the ATP rankings.

"Of course it's disappointing", Anderson said. I fought until the end. While both players stand close to the wall to return serve, estranged from the blue interior of the court, Nadal proved more successful coming forward in the middle stages of the match, and more successful at drawing Thiem forward. The quarterfinal between Nadal and Thiem had night-match classic written all over it, and the Spaniard and the Austrian delivered. "He made one more point than me".

What is clear is that Thiem has a fighting spirit - and the weapons - to challenge for grand slam titles in the immediate future.

The Austrian was heartbroken but proud, saying: "It's going to be stuck in my mind forever".

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