US Open 2021 Day 7 Results: Youngsters Leylah Fernandez, Felix Auger enter Quarterfinals; Sabalenka, Medvedev also in last 8: Day 7 of the US Open featured some of the best tennis on display at the premier tournament. Rising star 18-year-old Leylah Fernandez registered a victory against 16th seed Angelique Kerber and 21-year-old Felix Auger-Aliassime to become the youngest to create US Open history. They are among the youngest players to enter the Quarterfinals of the US Open. Meanwhile, Simona Halep crashed out of the US Open with Elina Svitolina advancing into the Quarterfinals. In other matches, Daniil Medvedev and Aryna Sabalenka also cruised into the last 8. Follow US Open 2021 LIVE Updates on InsideSPORT.CO
US Open 2021 Day 7 Results: Youngsters Leylah Fernandez, Felix Auger enter Quarterfinals; Sabalenka, Medvedev also in last 8
US Open 2021 LIVE – Last 16 Matches on Day 7 & Results
– Medvedev (2) beat Evans (24) 6-3, 6-4, 6-3
– Svitolina (5) beat Halep (12)
– Auger Aliassime (12) beat Tiafoe
– Krejcikova (8) vs Muguruza (9)
– Van De Zandschulp beat Schwartzman (11) 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 5-7, 6-1
– Fernandez beat Kerber (16) – 4-6, 7-6. 6-2
– Sabalenka (2) beat Mertens (15) 6-1, 6-1
– Gojowczyk vs Alcaraz
US Open 2021 Live – Felix Auger Aliassime in Quarterfinals: 12th seed Felix Auger of USA has defeated Frances Taifoe in a 4 sets battle to enter the Quarterfinals. He came from behind to win the match 4-6, 6-2, 7-6(8), and 6-4. Taifoe tried to stage a comeback in the third set with a tiebreaker but the local boy held the nerve to enter the last 8. The contest lasted for 3 hours and 23 minutes at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.
US Open 2021 Live – Leylah Fernandez enters Last 8: Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez continued her remarkable US Open run as she beat 2016 champion Angelique Kerber to advance to the quarter-finals.
On the eve of her 19th birthday, Fernandez backed up her win over Naomi Osaka with a 4-6 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 victory over Germany’s Kerber.
She battled back from a 4-2 deficit in the second set to force a tie-break and barely let up from then on.
Fernandez will face fifth seed Elina Svitolina for a semi-final spot.
Fernandez doubled over as her victory was confirmed, before she was given a standing ovation by a full crowd on Louis Armstrong Stadium.
“I looked at my box and I told them you know what, I’m all good – I’m ready to fight,” Fernandez said when asked about her emotions on losing the first set.
“I honestly don’t know where my composure comes from. I was just trying to take it point by point.”
US Open 2021 Live: Sabalenka enters Quarterfinals: No. 2 seed Sabalenka fired 22 winners and won 76% of points behind her first serve to defeat Mertens, 6-4, 6-1, in Louis Armstrong Stadium, and roar into the US Open quarterfinals for the first time.
Up an early break, the Belarusian appeared to lose one of her most reliable weapons – her power serve – as she committed three double faults in the third game to help 15th-seeded Mertens level the score 2-2.
She ended the set with eight double faults and 15 unforced errors but managed to convert a break point in the final game on Louis Armstrong Stadium.
Sabalenka cleaned up her act with just six unforced errors in the second half of the match, fending off the only break point opportunity against her as she put up 13 winners.
The Wimbledon semi-finalist, who won titles in Madrid and Abu Dhabi this year, conceded after the match that she “was struggling” with a few elements of her game and gave credit to Mertens.
US Open 2021 LIVE – Medvedev enters Quarterfinals defeating Evans: A dominant Daniil Medvedev playing his best tennis defeated Daniel Evans to enter last 8. Medvedev, the 2019 runnerup at the US Open, defeated the Brit, the 24th seed, with ease, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3, behind 42 winners, in just one hour, 43 minutes.
The 25-year-old Moscovite has yet to lose a set—and has lost only 32 games—in four rounds, streaking into the quarterfinals for a third consecutive year.
US Open 2021 Live: Youngsters Leylah Fernandez, Felix Auger enter Quarterfinals; Sabalenka, Medvedev also in last 8; Follow Day 7 live updates: Follow US Open 2021 LIVE Updates on InsideSPORT.CO & LIVE Streaming on Star Sports Network.
(with Reuters inputs)