Thiem - with his girlfriend and fellow tennis player Kristina Mladenovic watching from the stands where Hollywood star Ben Stiller was also present - played well, however, Nadal was just too good as he executed the third of three set points on his opponent's serve to claim the momentum. "It was a very tough start, I tried to stay in the match in the second set", the Spaniard said on court. I think I did what I have to do. "I fight until the end, so it's always was question of a little bit of luck at the end". I'm happy, of course, to be in the semi-finals again. "But in some way, being honest, I had a very tough injury in 2005".
Nadal's performance came 24 hours after another of the game's legends took center stage under the lights on Ashe. After the match, he told the crowd he felt badly for Thiem but suggested the best is yet to come for the young Austrian.
Rafael Nadal avoided suffering the same fate as Roger Federer as Flushing Meadows witnessed more late-night drama. For his part, Federer has not played poorly; he made it to the final in Cincinnati just before the start here in NY but was overwhelmed by a surging Novak Djokovic. Moving head-to-head in the thrilling clash, the tie-breaker in the decisive set seemed to be the fitting end of the match. But Nadal again was game, breaking Thiem in the eighth game to tie the set, 4-4 on a challenged Thiem backhand that was just excruciatingly long. I'm really looking forward to play him on hard court for the first time.
Thiem had never passed the fourth round at Flushing Meadows, but the Austrian, who turns 25 on Monday, served almost perfectly and gave the 6ft8in South African little time to unleash his mammoth groundstrokes.
Pliskova is a big server and hitter in her own right, someone who briefly spent time at No. 1 in the WTA rankings and was the runner-up at the U.S. Open in 2016, when she beat Williams in the semifinals.
LeBron James , Odell Beckham Jr, Shaquem Griffin, Lacey Baker and Serena Williams are also part of the Just Do It campaign . "Wow", he said in a monolgue addressing the reaction to the campaign featuring Kaepernick's face that debuted this week.
The 24-year-old will be named a captain's pick on Tuesday as part of the United States team for this month's Ryder Cup in Paris. Amateur champion and has already developed a bond with Woods, looking to speculation about a possible pairing in France.
Greenpeace and others called the court's decision a "major victory" for indigenous rights and efforts to curtail global warming. Bobocel says from a Chamber perspective, everyone involved in the project has gone above and beyond what they needed to do.
Sarri told Sky Sports , "They ( Bournemouth ) defended very aggressively and made the situation not so easy". Chelsea have the opportunity to extend their flawless start under new manager Maurizio Sarri on Saturday.
Alonso was also involved in both the goals for the Blues against Newcastle United at St James Park on Sunday. Former Chelsea FC manager Gullit believes the Blues can ill-afford to lose their prized asset.
Activity in the Atlantic Ocean and Carribean is becoming very active as the peak of hurricane season is upon us. Wind gusts of 48 mph were recorded in Fort Lauderdale, 49 mph in Pembroke Pines, and 51 mph in Opa-locka.
She returned to competitive tennis in March after a year out during which she gave birth to her first child. Williams finished the first set in just 18 minutes and almost rallied from two breaks down in the second.
It is expected turn toward the northwest and north through Friday night, when it will weaken, the CPHC said. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 60 miles per hour (95 kph) with higher gusts.
The financial success and cult following of his movies did not parlay into much when it came to critical accolades. In one of his last interviews, Burt Reynolds admitted he regretted turning down roles in James Bond and Star Wars .
They told local news outlets that firefighters had difficulty blasting water into the burning building, which is fully ablaze. Priceless artifacts spanning 11,000 years went up in flames as an inferno swallowed Brazil's National Museum Sunday .
Michael Fellars stood on a roadway outside of North Phoenix Baptist Church on Thursday waiting to see the funeral procession. Doug Ducey, came on the first of five days of memorial tributes planned for McCain, who died on Saturday from brain cancer.
N.H. Reports First Death from Legionnaires' Disease in Hampton
It can not be contracted by drinking or coming into physical contact with water containing the bacteria (such as while swimming). The symptoms are similar to general pneumonia, which includes cough, fever, headaches, muscle ache, and shortness of breath.
Federer shocked by 55th-ranked Millman
In the women's draw, Maria Sharapova was delivered a surprising upset at the hands of Spain's Carla Suárez Navarro. Start with this: Federer held two set points while serving for the second at 5-4, 40-15 and did not pull through.
FOCAC Beijing Summit: What to expect
China defends continued lending to Africa on the grounds that the continent still needs debt-funded infrastructure development. Over the past five years, there were more than 100 activities on cultural exchanges and 200 cultural cooperation projects.