On Wednesday, No. 1 seeded Novak Djokovic will play in his 22nd Grand Slam quarterfinal in a row. Top-seeded Serena Williams will play in just her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year.
This year, Williams has lost in the fourth round of the Australian Open, the second round of the French Open and the third round at Wimbledon.
U.S. OPEN TENNIS VIEWING INFO 2014: DAY 10
|Time (ET)||network||live stream|
|11 a.m. - 7 p.m.||Tennis Channel||Tennis Channel Live|
|Noon - 6 p.m.||ESPN||US Open Live, WatchESPN|
|6 p.m. - 11 p.m.||ESPN2||US Open Live, WatchESPN|
|ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM (DAY SESSION)||round||time (ET)|
|Abigail Spears, Santiago Gonzalez vs. Taylor Townsend, Donald Young||Semifinals||11 a.m.|
|Victoria Azarenka (16) vs. Ekaterina Makarova (17)||Quarterfinals||Not before 12:30 p.m.|
|Stan Wawrinka (3) vs. Kei Nishikori (10)||Quarterfinals||Not before 3:00 p.m.|
|louis armstrong stadium||round||time (ET)|
|Marcel Granollers, Marc Lopez (11) vs. Alexander Peya, Bruno Soares (2)||Quarterfinals||11 a.m.|
|Andrea Hlavackova, Jie Zheng (8) vs. Kimiko Date-Krumm, Barbora Zahlavova Strycova||Quarterfinals||Following|
|Carlos Berlocq, Leonardo Mayer vs. Ivan Dodig, Marcelo Melo (4)||Quarterfinals||Following|
|Sania Mirza, Bruno Soares (1) vs. Yung-Jan Chan, Ross Hutchins||Semifinals||Following|
|ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM (NIGHT SESSION)||ROUND||TIME (ET)|
|Serena Williams (1) vs. Flavia Pennetta (11)||Quarterfinals||7 p.m.|
|Novak Djokovic (1) vs. Andy Murray (8)||Quarterfinals||Following|
USTA has the full Day 10 schedule here.
Matches to watch:
Serena Williams (1) vs. Flavia Pennetta (11)
Williams is playing in her first Grand Slam quarterfinal since she won the U.S. Open last year. To get past the fourth round, she beat 50th-ranked Kaia Kanepi of Estonia in straight sets. Williams has not dropped a set during this year's U.S. Open. Williams has won handily against Taylor Townsend (first round), Vania King (second round), and Varvara Lepchenko (third round).
Pennetta, who is ranked No. 11 in the tournament, beat Australia’s Casey Dellacqua in the fourth round, 7-5, 6-2. Pennetta also reached the semifinals of the U.S. Open last year.
Novak Djokovic (1) vs. Andy Murray (8)
Djokovic has not been eliminated before the quarterfinals at a Grand Slam since he lost to Philipp Kohlschreiber in the third round at the 2009 French Open. On Monday, he beat the No. 22 Kohlschreiber in straight sets. Djokovic has not lost a set during the tournament.
Murray, beat No. 9 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 7-5, 7-5, 6-4, on Monday. Murray Murray won the U.S. Open in 2012 and lost in the semifinals last year. This year, Murray reached the semifinal in the French Open. At Wimbledon, he lost to Grigor Dimitrov in the quarterfinals, marking the first time since 2008 he failed to make it to the event's semifinals.
- Sarah Barshop