Considering everything the Argentine star had gone through to get back to playing the best tennis of his life - much less Tuesday's 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-2 U.S. Open fourth-round comeback - it must've seemed like "The Shawshank Redemption".
Next up for the 28-year-old is the victor of the evening match between six-time champion Serena Williams and Czech eighth seed Karolina Pliskova.
Sevastova said: "It was very physical today, it was tough to play, it's so hot". "I was playing really not a good game", said Williams, who was a point from trailing 4-1 and did fall behind 4-2 while making 22 of her 30 unforced errors in the first set. "Not because I didn't know my game was there, it was because of the moment", she said. Stephens has dropped just a single set so far during her time at the US Open.
American tennis star Sloane Stephens has found her rhythm at the 2018 US Open.
It is a mentality Stephens has developed over the past week at Flushing Meadows, having felt the weight of expectation in her opening matches.
Defending champion Stephens is up first on Arthur Ashe Stadium, facing No. 19 seed Anastasija Sevastova in a rematch of Stephens' three-set victory in the same round at Flushing Meadows past year. You've got to play. But Sevastova held her concentration and her serve before racing to break in the next. Mentally, physically, I just wasn't connecting. She was finally able to answer back with a win in the sixth game to bring her to 4-2, though that also came with a language warning from the umpire.
There was a wobble for Williams as she dropped her serve in the second set, coughing up one of her five double faults on break point as Pliskova narrowed the gap to 4-1.
Thiem, the ninth seed, is bidding to become the first Austrian to reach the semi-finals of the US Open. Sevastova, meanwhile, was a flawless two-for-two.
More than just a three hour, 31 minute marathon, the quarter-final was a test of survival played in suffocating humidity so extreme that officials called a halt to junior matches on the outside courts for more than two hours.
"Defending a title is very hard, very difficult."
"I hate matches like this", Tsurenko said.
Del Potro now has two days off before the semi-finals but will be keeping to himself, saying: "If I met them it could be unsafe for me". She plays a little bit different than most girls.
Wimbledon will be the most adamant of the four in resisting moves to extend legal coaching during matches, but there is likely to be more agreement on ditching the idea of reducing the number of seeds from 32 to 16.
Rescue operations were on until late night. "The rest of the investigation will be done later", the minister added. If they were there during the collapse, it is possible that something unfortunate may have happened to them.
And there's no excuse for the Galaxy Note 9 to not be among them. "The battery in the Galaxy Note 9 is safer than ever". Samsung also previewed a new voice-assisted speaker, the Galaxy Home , using its homegrown digital assistant, Bixby.
When asked if he would be watching Federer's match, Djokovic said: "Well I'm going to first try and put the kids to sleep". Just two days ago, Millman described his third-round victory over Mikhail Kukushkin as the "biggest moment of my career".
Xi's announcement followed China's decision to contribute $60 billion in investments three years ago, the news agency reported. Africa has long embraced Chinese investment, helping make Beijing the continent's largest trading partner for the past decade.
China's Foreign Ministry said Monday it had launched an investigation into the circumstances of Liu's arrest . The arrest comes shortly after Liu was in the spotlight for another incident involving sexual misconduct.
They say any alleged sex crime involving an adult that occurred in 1992 would fall outside of California's statute of limitations. Prosecutors have also decided not to file charges against actors Steven Seagal and Anthony Anderson over alleged sex crimes.
And he would appear to be a shoo-in to be one of US captain Jim Furyk's three Ryder Cup picks to be announced Tuesday. This will be Mickelson's 12th Ryder Cup appearance, and he will look to improve upon his 18-20-7 overall record.
He has now won seven US Open quarterfinals in a row when he has made it that far; his only loss in that round came back in 2006. And when quizzed on what he was thinking after being bageled in the opening set, Nadal said: "Wake up, that's all".
The exchange became heated once Jones touched Rubio's shoulder, which prompted Rubio to say, 'Hey, don't touch me again, man'. At one point he badgered Rubio as the Republican answered reporters' questions in a hallway.
If Bell wants to miss games, I don't blame him but this should have been communicated to coaches and all of the front office. Bell's agent, Adisa Bakari, told SiriusXM NFL Radio on Wednesday morning that Bell will "get there when he's there".
Four missing, nine injured after boats collide in Arizona
The smash happened in Moabi Regional Park , a popular water recreation area situated about 290 miles east of Los Angeles. The others aboard the boats were not seriously injured and did not need to go to a hospital, authorities said .
Burt Reynolds dead: 'Boogie Nights' actor dies at 82
Despite a career of defining roles, Reynolds also turned down a number of what would become some of Hollywood's biggest parts. According to the report , Reynolds died on Thursday morning at Jupiter Medical in Flordia, per his manager Erik Krtizer.
Nike's endorsement of Kaepernick 'a awful message'
The NFL made a decision to issue its own statement on social justice in wake of the 30th anniversary " Just Do It " ad campaign. On Tuesday, the National Football League released a statement addressing Kaepernick's fight to draw attention to social issues.
Who is Bruce Ohr, who keeps appearing in Trump’s tweets?
At the time of the 2016 presidential election, he was a high-ranking official in the deputy attorney general's office. Ohr also provided new details about the Justice Department's move to reassign him after his Steele ties emerged.