Day-by-day recap of the first week of the men’s singles at the US Open

With the first week of the US Open nearly over, the men’s 4th round matches are set, and we are in for some treats with Andy Murray taking on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga my pick of the round. Below is a day-by-day summary of the first week of the men’s singles in Flushing Meadows.

 

Monday (1st day)

Seeds out:

Mikhail Youzhny (21) – defeated by Kyrgios 5-7 6-7 (4) 6-2 6-7 (1)

Julien Benneteau (24) – defeated by Paire 6-7 (4) 7-5 4-6 6-4 4-6

 

3 other notable results:

Nedovyesov d. McGee 4-6 6-2 6-1 7-6 (3)

Bolelli d. Pospisil 2-6 6-4 6-2 3-6 6-3

Llodra d. Gimeno-Traver 6-4 6-3 7-5

 

Tuesday (2nd day)

Seeds out:

Lukas Rosol (29) – defeated by Coric 4-6 1-6 2-6

 

3 other notable results:

Querrey d. M.Gonzalez 6-2 4-6 6-4 4-6 6-3

Tomic d. Brown 7-6 (2) 6-4 7-6 (3)

Estrella-Burgos d. Sijsling 2-6 6-4 6-3 6-2

 

Wednesday (3rd day)

Seeds out:

Santiago Giraldo (27) – defeated by Gabashvili 3-6 6-1 6-7 (6) 3-6

Jeremy Chardy (30) – defeated by Kavcic 2-6 6-7 (6) 3-6

 

3 other notable results:

Berdych (6) d. Hewitt 6-3 6-4 6-3

Dimitrov (7) d. Harrison 6-2 7-6 (4) 6-2

Anderson (18) d. Cuevas 6-3 6-7 (3) 4-6 6-2 7-6 (1)

 

Thursday (4th day)

Seeds out:

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (28) – defeated by Querrey 3-6 4-6 4-6

Fernando Verdasco (31) – defeated by Kuznetsov 3-6 6-4 6-4 5-7 3-6

 

3 other notable results:

Raonic (5) d. Gojowczyk 7-6 (4) 5-7 6-4 7-6 (3)

Robredo (16) d. Bolelli 5-7 6-7 (5) 6-4 6-3 6-2

Estrella-Burgos d. Coric 7-6 (2) 4-6 6-4 6-2

 

Friday (5th day)

Seeds out:

Ernests Gulbis (11) – defeated by Thiem 6-4 6-3 4-6 3-6 3-6

Fabio Fognini (15) – defeated by Mannarino 3-6 4-6 1-6

Ivo Karlovic (25) – defeated by Granollers 6-7 (6) 7-6 (3) 6-7 (5) 6-3 4-6

Joao Sousa (32) – defeated by Goffin 4-6 2-6 0-6

 

3 other notable results:

Berdych (6) d. Klizan 6-3 4-6 6-2 3-6 6-3

Anderson (18) d. Janowicz 6-7 (6) 6-2 6-1 6-3

Federer (2) d. Groth 6-4 6-4 6-4

 

Saturday (6th day)

Seeds out:

John Isner (13) – defeated by Kohlschreiber (22) 6-7 (4) 6-4 6-7 (2) 6-7 (4)

Leonardo Mayer (23) – defeated by Nishikori (10) 4-6 2-6 3-6

 

Notable results:

Robredo (16) d. Kyrgios 3-6 6-3 7-6 (4) 6-3

Raonic (5) d. Estrella-Burgos 7-6 (5) 7-6 (5) 7-6 (3)

Murray (8) d. Kuznetsov 6-1 7-5 4-6 6-2

 

Sunday (7th day)

Seeds out:

David Ferrer (4) – defeated by Simon 3-6 6-3 1-6 3-6

Richard Gasquet (12) – defeated by Monfils (20) 4-6 2-6 2-6

Kevin Anderson (18) – defeated by Cilic (14) 3-6 6-3 3-6 4-6

Feliciano Lopez (19) – defeated by Thiem 4-6 2-6 3-6

 

3 other notable results:

Federer (2) d. Granollers 4-6 6-1 6-1 6-1

Dimitrov (7) d. Goffin 0-6 6-3 6-4 6-1

Bautista-Agut (17) d. Mannarino 7-5 6-2 6-3

 

Below are the 4th round matches in the draw:

Djokovic (1) V Kohlschreiber (22)

Tsonga (9) V Murray (8)

Wawrinka (3) V Robredo (16)

Nishikori (10) V Raonic (5)

Berdych (6) V Thiem

Cilic (14) V Simon (26)

Dimitrov (7) V Monfils (20)

Bautista-Agut (17) V Federer (2)

 

Thanks for taking the time to read my recap of the first week of the men’s singles draw at the US Open, I hoped you enjoyed it. For any questions or queries on this blog, or other blogs, either contact me on my twitter handle – @Tennis17MAD or via email at – jamesfroud0608@hotmail.co.uk

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