Rafael Nadal continued his quest for a 3rd Grand Slam title of 2022 with victory over Richard Gasquet to succeed in the fourth spherical of the US Open.
Spain’s Nadal, a four-time winner in New York, prevailed 6-0 6-1 7-5 in his 18th win over the Frenchman.
The 36-year-old gained the Australian and French Opens earlier this yr earlier than damage noticed him withdraw earlier than his Wimbledon semi-final
He’ll face American Frances Tiafoe for a spot within the quarter-finals
In the meantime, Italy’s Jannik Sinner, the No 11 seed, is thru to the fourth spherical of the US Open for the second yr in a row after a four-set win over American Brandon Nakashima.
The 21-year-old got here from a set all the way down to beat Nakashima 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 in two hours and 59 minutes. placing on a formidable show of energy tennis within the final two units.
1 / 4-finalist at every of the opposite three matches, Sinner will try to succeed in his first US Open quarter-final on Monday when he takes on Belarus’ Ilya Ivashka within the fourth spherical.