Nadal Stages a Comeback to Reach the Last 16 of the US Open.

Rafael Nadal fought back from a set down to beat Philipp Kohlschreiber and reach the quarter-final of the US Open in New York.

Rafael Nadal reaches the Last 16 of the US Open.
Rafael Nadal reaches the Last 16 of the US Open.

Nadal overcame German Kohlschreiber 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, having yet to drop his serve in four matches.

In a match interrupted by rain, Slovakian Daniela Hantuchova beat America’s A. Riske 6-3, 5-7, 6-2 to reach her first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2008.

Rain forced the match between second seed Victoria Azarenka and 13th seed Belarusian Ana Ivanovic to be called off until Tuesday.

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At the Loius Armstrong Stadium, Flavia Pennetta of Italy saw off Romania’s 21th seed Simona Halep 6-2, 7-6 (7-3), ending the latter’s hope of a fourth US Open quarter-final.

At the Grand Stand, Italy’s Roberta Vinci cruised past compatriot C. Giorgi 6-4, 6-2.

Fourth Seed David Ferrer reached his fourth back-to-back US Open quarter-final by beating J. Tipsarevic of Serbia 7-6 (7-2), 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7-3).

On the Outside Court, Frenchman Richard Gasquet beat Milos Raonic of Canada 6-7 (4-7), 7-6 (7-4), 2-6, 7-6 (11-9), 7-5.

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