US Open Day 8 live: Battle for quarter-finals begins as Rafael Nadal and Iga Suatec

US Open Day 8 Live: After a spectacular action-packed week at Flushing Meadows in New York, the US Open enters its…

US Open Day 8 Live: After a spectacular action-packed week at Flushing Meadows, New York, the US Open enters its business end as the second week of action gets underway on Monday, September 5th. Second seed Rafael Nadal headlines the action for the day as he looks to seal a place in the quarter-finals. Carlos Alcaraz, Janic Sinar, women’s world No. 1 Iga Suatec and eighth seed Jessica Pegula will also play their respective fourth-round matches. Follow US Open 2022 live updates on InsideSport.IN

US Open Day 8 Live: Rafael Nadal, Iga Suitek, Carlos Alcaraz set eyes on quarterfinals as they play fourth-round matches on Day 8 of US Open 2022 – Follow Live Updates

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US Open Day 8 Schedule

Men’s singles

Cameron Norrie vs Andrey Rublev – 8.30 PM

Rafael Nadal vs Francis Tiafoe – 10.45 PM

Janic Sinar vs. Ilya Ivashka – 1.00 AM

Marin Cilic vs Carlos Alcaraz – 5.45 AM

female single

Jessica Pegula vs Petra Kvitova – 9.30 PM

Iga Suatec vs Jules Niemeyer – 10.30 PM

Victoria Azarenka vs Karolina Pliskova – 11.45 PM

Cameron Norrie vs Andrey Rublev

Cameron Norrie and Andrey Rublev will meet for a place in the quarterfinals of the US Open. Both players are in great form this year. Norrie is seeded seventh in the tournament and will play in the fourth round of the US Open for the first time in her career. He defeated Holger Rune in straight sets in the third round to reach the last sixteen. He is yet to drop a single set in the tournament and will look to maintain his form against the Russian. Rublev, meanwhile, is eyeing his third quarter-final at a year-end Grand Slam. He entered the fourth round after a marathon five-set win over Denis Shapovalov. He will need to be on top of his game against the in-form Norrie.

Nadal vs Gasquet Live: Rafael Nadal eyes safe passage to Round 4 against France's Richard Gasquet, aims to extend 17-0 record at US Open - Follow US Open 2022 Live
Nadal vs Gasquet Live: Rafael Nadal eyes safe passage to Round 4 against France’s Richard Gasquet, aims to extend 17-0 record at US Open – Follow US Open 2022 Live

Rafael Nadal vs Frances Tiafoe

Rafael Nadal was at his best in his previous encounter against Richard Gasquet as he dropped just six games to win in straight sets against Richard Gasquet. The 36-year-old will be looking to maintain his form heading into the fourth round of the US Open as he faces 22nd seed Francis Tiafoe, who will be the first seeded opponent in the tournament to play Nadal. Tiafoe has shown great form and consistency so far as he is yet to drop a set in the tournament. He made his third consecutive fourth-round appearance at the US Open by defeating higher-ranked opponent 14th seed Diego Sachwartzman in the third round. It will be a different challenge for the 24-year-old against world No. 2 Nadal but the American enters the contest full of confidence.

Jessica Pegula vs Petra Kvitova

Home favorite Jessica Pegula will face 21st seed Petra Kvitova in the fourth round. Pegula has been in good form all season and reached the quarter-finals of the Australian Open and French Open earlier this year as she looks to make another last-8 appearance at a Grand Slam event this year. Pegula opened the tournament with straight sets wins over Viktorija Golubic and Aliaksandra Sasnović. In the third round, she dropped a set against China’s Yu Yuan but advanced to the fourth round. Meanwhile, Kvitova recently finished as the runner-up in Cincinnati and was beaten in straight sets by Erika Andreeva in the first round, followed by a walkover in the second. In the third round, she saved two match points to defeat Garbine Muguruza to advance to the fourth round. Kvitova has a 2-0 head-to-head record against Pegula. But the Americans entered the contest as favourites.

US Open 2022: Top seed Iga Suatec eases into second round after straight sets win over Jasmine Paolini
US Open 2022: Top seed Iga Suatec eases into second round after straight sets win over Jasmine Paolini

Iga Suatek vs. Jule Niemeyer

World number 1 Iga Suatec has shown all the signs of returning to his best form. Unbeaten in 37 matches earlier this year, the Pole is yet to drop a set in the tournament and faces unseeded Jules Niemeyer in the fourth round. Suatek has beaten Jasmine Paolini, Sloane Stephens, Lauren Davies in the first three rounds so far. Jules Niemeyer has already made his first appearance in the fourth round of the US Open. He has won all his games in straight sets so far. But he faces a big task against the world number one team.

Where to watch US Open 2022 live streaming in India?

The US Open 2022 will be streamed live in India from 29 August 2022 on SONY SIX and SONY TEN 2 channels, followed by live coverage of the quarterfinals on SONY TEN 2 (English), SONY TEN 3 (Hindi) and SONY TEN 4 (Tamil) from 6 September 2022. and Telugu) channels.

US Open Day 8 Live: Rafael Nadal, Iga Suitec, Carlos Alcaraz set eyes on quarterfinals as they play fourth-round matches on Day 8 of US Open 2022 – Follow Live Updates

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