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Naomi Osaka’s sharp serving and superior return game helped her past American Shelby Rogers 6-3 6-4 and into the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on Yesterday as the Japanese continues her quest for a second title at Flushing Meadows. Osaka, who was 0-3 lifetime against Rogers coming into the match, broke at love to take a 5-3 lead in the first set where Rogers hit 16 unforced errors to Osaka’s five and held serve to claim the set.
 
The fourth seeded Osaka broke again early in the second set for a 2-1 lead and sealed the win. Naomi Osaka will meet American Jennifer Brady in the semi finals. In the Mens Quarter Finals , fifth seeded  Alexander Zverev  of Germany defeated Borna Coric of Croatia 1-6, 7-6 , 7-6,  6-3.  Zverev overcame 12 double-faults and 46 unforced errors.
 
The German’s next opponent will be the winner of the match between No. 12 Denis Shapovalov and No. 20 Pablo Carreno Busta. Zverev reached a major semi for the first time at the Australian Open in January before losing to Dominic Thiem. For the first time in 17 years at a tennis major, none of the men’s quarterfinalists at the Open has won a Grand Slam title.



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