US Open Glance
NEW YORK (AP) — A look at Saturday’s play at the $42.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:
WEATHER: Sunny and mild. High of 80.
ATTENDANCE: Day: 38,580. Night: 23,771.
MEN’S SEEDED WINNERS: Third Round: No. 2 Roger Federer, No. 3 Andy Murray, No. 5 Stan Wawrinka, No. 6 Tomas Berdych, No. 12 Richard Gasquet, No. 13 John Isner and No. 15 Kevin Anderson
MEN’S SEEDED LOSERS: No. 20 Dominic Thiem, No. 22 Viktor Troicki, No. 24 Bernard Tomic, No. 29 Philipp Kohlschreiber, No. 30 Thomaz Bellucci and No. 31 Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.
WOMEN’S SEEDED WINNERS: Third Round: No. 2 Simona Halep, No. 5 Petra Kvitova, No. 20 Victoria Azarenka, No. 22 Sam Stosur, No. 24 Sabine Lisicki and No. 26 Flavia Pennetta.
WOMEN’S SEEDED LOSERS: No. 11 Angelique Kerber, No. 16 Sara Errani, No. 18 Andrea Petkovic and No. 32 Anna Karolina Schmiedlova.
ON COURT SUNDAY (Fourth Round): Men: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 23 Roberto Bautista Agut, No. 9 Marin Cilic vs. No. 27 Jeremy Chardy, No. 18 Feliciano Lopez vs. No. 32 Fabio Fognini, No. 19 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga vs. Benoit Paire. Women: No. 1 Serena Williams vs. No. 19 Madison Keys, No. 13 Ekaterina Makarova vs. Kristina Mladenovic, Nno. 23 Venus Williams vs. Anett Kontaveit, No. 25 Eugenie Bouchard vs. Roberta Vinci.
STAT OF THE DAY: 16 — The number of singles matches ended by retirement, a record for a Grand Slam event in the Open era, which began in 1968.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: “It was 90 percent you guys, 10 percent me.” — Donald Young, to the crowd after coming back from two sets down to win for the second time this week.
SATURDAY ON TV (All Times EDT): 11 a.m.-11 p.m., ESPN2
ON THIS DATE (Sept. 6, 2014): No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic and No. 2 Roger Federer both lose in the men’s semifinals; Djokovic to Kei Nishikori and Federer to Marin Cilic. It is the first time in U.S. Open history that the top two men’s seeds both lose in the semifinals.