Nadal to face Thiem in US Open quarters

Rafael Nadal labors but wins over Nikoloz Basilashvili

The reigning US Open champion Rafael Nadal has spent nearly three and a half hours to win over the 37th-ranked Nikoloz Basilashvili. "Whoever plays with higher intensity and higher adrenaline on Tuesday, will probably have more options to win".

Straightforward passage to the last eight still appeared on the cards after the unseeded Basilashvili faded rapidly after a bright start, yet a sloppy third set from Nadal forced him to fight into a fourth once more. But Nadal is more vulnerable in NY than he is at Roland Garros: At the French Open, he has an 86-2 career record and 11 titles.

"It was not on my mind, but I was pretty close past year", Thiem said. "But anyway it's a good stat, it's something positive, it's something that shows I've been competitive on all surfaces in practically all the weeks I've played this year, and I'm happy about it".

Nadal will face Dominic Thiem, who knocked out last year's finalist Kevin Anderson to reach the last eight for the first time.

Instead, it's a rematch of this year's French Open final.

Thiem admitted he was hoping the hard courts of Flushing Meadows would prove "more comfortable" but he'll still face an uphill battle against the 17-time Grand Slam champion whose stellar 2018 campaign also includes Masters titles in Monte Carlo, Rome and Toronto. My forehand down-the-line is working well, which is a very important shot for me. And also the court, I think, made a big difference. But this generally isn't his best season - the best time to watch the young Austrian is on red clay in spring. "I would like to keep them singing". Anderson, in contrast, won 72 percent of points on his first serve - which is usually his biggest asset.

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On clay, it's one of the biggest challenges in sports to beat this guy or to compete with this guy.

However, it was not Anderson's day as his 24-year-old opponent produced a stellar display of power and accuracy to claim his ticket into the quarterfinals. Very good relationship with him.

In today's match, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will be one step away from a mouth-watering quarter-final clash when the U.S. Open resumes today.

Isner, 33, who will become a father for the first time in two weeks, said he will not fear del Potro even though he has lost to the Argentine star seven times in 11 meetings.

"Yeah, in some way he deserves to be where he is". It's going to be interesting one, tough one, hopefully for both of us. Sevastova has gone three sets in three of her first four matches, including a roller-coaster fourth-round victory over seventh-seeded Elina Svitolina.

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