Pics – US Open quarterfinals: Who’s in

We take a look at both men and women at the US Open tennis championships. Above: Defending champion Serena Williams defeated US 15th seed Sloane Stephens 6-4, 6-1 to reach the US Open quarter-finals, winning eight of the last nine games in avenging a loss that ousted her from the 2013 Australian Open. Picture: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters
Williams said: “It definitely felt like a bigger match because Sloane (pictured) is such a great player, but I had to stay focused in the moment. I just tried the whole time to do what I wanted to, stay calm and stay relaxed.” Picture: John Sommers/Reuters
Williams booked a quarter-final against Spanish 18th seed Carla Suarez Navarro (pictured), who upset German eighth seed Angelique Kerber 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3). Picture: Mike Segar/Reuters
Also booking a quarter-final matchup were China’s Li Na (above), who beat Serbian Jelena Jankovic 6-3, 6-0, and Russian’s Ekaterina Makarova, who upset Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-4, 6-4. Picture: John Sommers/Reuters
Radwanska dropped the last eight games and was ousted in the fourth round at the US Open for the fourth time, having never reached the quarter-finals. Picture: Mike Groll/AP
Novak Djokovic (above) and Andy Murray remained on course for a blockbuster semi-final. Picture: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters
Tim Smyczek was America’s last hope of avoiding the embarrassment of not having a man in the fourth round of the country’s own Grand Slam for the first time in the Open era. But Spain’s Marcel Granollers beat Smyczek 6-4, 4-6, 0-6, 6-3, 7-5 to reach the last 16. Picture: Kathy Kmonicek/AP
Defending champion Andy Murray eased past Germany’s Florian Mayer, 7-6 (7/2), 6-2, 6-2 while 2001 champion Lleyton Hewitt maintained his dream run with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/5), 6-1 win over Russia’s Evgeny Donskoy. Picture: Ray Stubblebine/Reuters
Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina last reached the fourth round in 2006, when he went on to the quarter-finals. Picture: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters
Tommy Haas, at 35, was the oldest man in the draw, but his challenge was hobbled by a right foot injury. Picture: Mike Segar/Reuters

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