Nick Kyrgios vs. Karen Khachanov US Open result, score and highlights as Russian progresses to the semi-finals – Sporting News

  • September 9, 2022

An ice cold performance from Karen Khachanov has seen the Russian eliminate US Open favourite Nick Kyrgios 7-5 4-6 7-4 6-7(3) 6-4 to progress to the semi-finals at a major for the first time.
The 27th seed will meet Norway’s fifth seed Casper Ruud for a spot in the final after outlasting a fighting Kyrgios in a magnificent match that spanned three hours and 41 minutes.
Khachanov came to play right from the beginning of the match and maintained his composure throughout as Kyrgios went through patches of dominance and disinterest.
The Australian looked close to retiring because of a knee injury in the first set and eventually lost the opener before fighting back to win the second set.
With Kyrgios seemingly recovered, Khachanov again lifted in the crucial moment in the third set to win that 7-5 before the fourth set went to a tiebreaker.
It was Kyrgios who stepped up in the clutch moments in the breaker to force a fifth and deciding set.
But when it was all on the line, Khachanov was the stronger player, breaking in the first game of the fifth set before riding out several break points on his serve to reach a Grand Slam semi-final.
Kyrgios performed at his highest levels in the back of the end of the match, but the Russian was too strong in the best win of his career.
The Sporting News followed the match live with commentary for every game.
Fifth set – Khachanov holds to win 6-4: KHACHANOV WINS AND IS THROUGH TO THE SEMIS! He will meet Casper Ruud for a place in the final.
Fifth set – Kyrgios holds 4-5: The Aussie holds to love and it’s now on Khachanov to serve the match out.
Fifth set – Khachanov holds 5-3: The Russian edges within one hold of the US Open semi-finals. He has been magnificent in this set.
Fifth set – Kyrgios holds 3-4: WOW. Kyrgios saves two break points and he is still alive!! Incredible tennis.
Fifth set – Khachanov holds 4-2: What a service game. Khachanov has been huge in this set. Cold as ice. Holds to 15.
Fifth set – Kyrgios holds 2-3: Easy service game for Kyrgios. He stays in the contest. Can he get another look at the Russian’s serve?
Fifth set – Khachanov holds 3-1: The Russian again saves a break point to hold serve. He has been huge in big points.
🔥💪🗣

Khachanov jumps out to the 3-1 lead in the 5th. pic.twitter.com/pFTCOqZb2S
Fifth set – Kyrgios holds 2-1: The Aussie has a comfortable service game to 15. He is chattering away at his box. Can he break back? 
Fifth set – Khachanov holds 2-0: Khachanov saves a break point with a booming serve and then manages to hold. Consolidates the break.
Fifth set – Khachanov breaks 1-0: The Russian edges ahead in the final set with a brilliant game. His defence was excellent.
Fifth set: We are underway. Kyrgios has an 11-3 record in five-set matches.
Fourth set – Kyrgios wins tiebreak 7-3: WE ARE GOING TO FIVE SETS!! Kyrgios raises his level in the tiebreak and cruises to the set.
We’re going into a DECIDER! 🔥

Kyrgios runs away with the tiebreak to force a 5th and final set against Khachanov 🎾🇦🇺

🖥️ The US Open | LIVE on 9Gem, 9Now and Stan Sport.#USOpen #Tennis pic.twitter.com/qnFC23o3bB
Fourth set – Kyrgios leads tiebreak 5-1: Kyrgios has been brilliant in this tiebreak. He has stepped up when it matters.
Fourth set – Kyrgios leads tiebreak 3-0: Great start by the Australian. He flies out of the blocks.
Fourth set – Kyrgios holds 6-6: We are going to a tiebreak. Will we get a fifth set?
Fourth set – Khachanov holds 6-5: Khachanov holds to love and we will be going to a tiebreak if Kyrgios wins his service game.
Fourth set – Kyrgios holds 5-5: The Australian manages to hold his serve and we are at 5-5 again. 
Fourth set – Khachanov holds 5-4: Khachanov saves a break point after a Kyrgios error. That was tight. We are going to the wire.
Fourth set – Kyrgios holds 4-4: We were at 30-30  but Kyrgios survives a scare to hold. At the business end of the set now.
Fourth set – Khachanov holds 4-3: After breaking back, Khachanov edges his nose ahead. Crucial game coming up for Kyrgios.
Fourth set – Khachanov breaks 3-3: Wow. Kyrgios gives the break straight back. Khachanov plays some superb returns. Back on serve.
Khachanov breaks straight back! 💪

🖥️ The US Open | LIVE on 9Gem, 9Now and Stan Sport.#USOpen #Tennis pic.twitter.com/JVDin6wENi
Fourth set – Kyrgios breaks 3-2: Another twist. A double fault from the Russian allows Kyrgios to get the break. Are we going five?
A huge early BREAK for Nick in the 4th set! 🎾

🖥️ The US Open | LIVE on 9Gem, 9Now and Stan Sport.#USOpen #Tennis pic.twitter.com/QhSVik1fxC
Fourth set – Kyrgios holds 2-2: The Kyrgios serve comes back with a vengeance. He wins to love. 
Fourth set – Khachanov holds 2-1: Khachanov holds to love. Kyrgios looks flat again. Can he pull himself out of it?
Fourth set – Kyrgios holds 1-1: The Aussie battles an early unforced error but secures the important early hold. Games on serve.
Fourth set – Khachanov holds 1-0: An easy service game for Khachanov. The Russian looks focused. Going to be hard for Nick to get back into this.
Fourth set: We are underway. Can Nick fight back?
Fourth set: Kyrgios is angry at the change of ends. He smashes a Gatorade bottle in front of his chair. Gets a warning.
Third set – Khachanov breaks to win 7-5: What a fightback by the Russian. Kyrgios capitulates and Khachanov reels off some quality tennis to get the set.
Third set – Khachanov holds 6-5: The level has gone up hugely here. Both players playing magnificent tennis. Khachanov manages to hold and earn at least a tiebreaker as we tick over two hours.
Third set – Kyrgios holds 5-5: Kyrgios incredibly saves two set points. One was a bad miss by the Russian. Three bombs from Kyrgios get him the game. Still on serve.
Third set – Khachanov holds 5-4: Wow. The Russian saves another two break points and holds. Kyrgios explodes. We have a fiery contest now.
Two break points missed = A racket THROW! 💥

🖥️ The US Open | LIVE on 9Gem, 9Now and Stan Sport.#USOpen #Tennis pic.twitter.com/1OzQoUqpXO
Third set – Kyrgios holds 4-4: The Aussie holds to love. He looks really confident. Both players looking strong.
Third set – Khachanov holds 4-3: After going 0-15, Khachanov shows his own steel to reel off dour consecutive points to hold himself.
Third set – Kyrgios holds 3-3: Kyrgios double faults to start the game but then wins every point after to hold.
Third set – Khachanov holds 3-2: We are back in the trend of easy service games. The Russian doesn’t have any problems. Who can get the crucial break?
Third set – Kyrgios holds 2-2: Some great serves by the Australian as he hold serve to 15. You feel like he is on top at the moment.
Third set – Khachanov holds 2-1: Khachanov is digging in here. He holds to love. Kyrgios is showing more fire though. The flatness has gone.
Third set – Kyrgios holds 1-1: Easy service hold for the Australian. He looks to have fully got over his injury and is moving well now.
Third set – Khachanov holds 1-0: The Russian saves two breaks and gets over the line. That could be huge hold of serve early.
Third set: Who will snare the advantage? It’s going to be a massive set. Starting now.
Second set – Kyrgios holds to win 6-4: Khachanov saves two set points, gets it back to deuce. Kyrgios fights his way through to level the match. We have a contest here!
Kyrgios levels the match with and the crowd is on their feet! pic.twitter.com/nyU1QaGFP1
Second set – Khachanov holds 4-5: The Russian holds his serve to force Kyrgios to serve out the second set. Nick still looking a whole lot better than earlier in the match.
Second set – Kyrgios holds 5-3: A slight hiccup with a double fault to make it 30-30 but then Kyrgios rolls off two points to hold. He is close to levelling this match.
Second set – Khachanov holds 3-4: A bit of tweener action from Kyrgios but Khachanov holds serve without any issue. He cries out in celebration at the end of the game.
Tweener in the middle of the rally?!

Nick at Nite everyone 🍿 pic.twitter.com/hmGAGpowUQ
Second set – Kyrgios holds 4-2: Khachanov wins the first point but Kyrgios then rolls off four consecutively. He looks to be moving better.
Second set – Khachanov holds 2-3: Easy hold for the Russian. Match still feels flat but the Aussie has the all-important break.
Second set – Kyrgios holds 3-1: The Australian went 40-0 up, made two bad unforced errors and then Khachanov played a great lob to get deuce. But Kyrgios survives after one deuce.
Second set – Kyrgios breaks 2-1: Despite looking injured still, Kyrgios breaks with some brilliant tennis. Could this be the turning point?
Kyrgios BREAKS! And what an incredible point to do it while injured! 🔥💪

🖥️ The US Open | LIVE on 9Gem, 9Now and Stan Sport.#USOpen #Tennis pic.twitter.com/CE3L2zdPCF
Second set – Kyrgios holds 1-1: After telling his team he doesn’t want to play because of the injury, Kyrgios holds serve comfortably. Still looks a concerning situation.
Second set – Khachanov holds 1-0: No issues for the Russian. Kyrgios still seems extremely flat. Not good signs for the Aussie.
Second set: A crowd member is getting a haircut in the second row.
Our guy is getting a haircut in the second row?! 🤣 pic.twitter.com/DlkEyAa6ow
Second set: Players have started the second set.
Break before second set: Kyrgios has called for a medical timeout and is receiving treatment on his knee. “I can’t walk,” he says.
Medical Timeout for Kyrgios… 😳

Let’s hope he’s ok to keep his US Open campaign alive!

🖥️ The US Open | LIVE on 9Gem, 9Now and Stan Sport.#USOpen #Tennis pic.twitter.com/9t2XXwAJ0E
First set – Khachanov breaks to win 7-5: The Russian steals the first set in the first difficult service game for any player. Khachanov executes a brilliant lob to take the set on the first break point as Kyrgios serve volleyed.
Khachanov seals the first set against Kyrgios!#StanSportAU #USOpen pic.twitter.com/YBIEkbkNsn
First set – Khachanov holds 6-5: We look destined for a tiebreaker. There has yet to be a 30-30 point on any service game so far.
First set – Kyrgios holds 5-5: The Australian is still serving well despite his knee issues. He holds to 15 with his serve doing most of the work.
First set – Khachanov holds 5-4: Another easy service game. Strange match here. Crowd isn’t into yet either. The Russian holds to 15.
First set – Kyrgios holds 4-4: Kyrgios still looks flat but holds his serve easily. No alarm bells yet. Almost needs a controversy.
First set – Khachanov holds 4-3: Games very comfortable for the server. Kyrgios flexing his knee worryingly. Khachanov serving well. Holds to 15.
First set – Kyrgios holds 3-3: The Australian holds his knee during the change of ends. But then comes out and serves four thunderbolts to hold to love.
First set – Khachanov holds 3-2: While Kyrgios looks focused, he might be a little flat. Lacking intensity. The Russian holds to 15 aided by a couple of Kyrgios errors.
First set – Kyrgios holds 2-2: His serve is on as usual. Nick looks focused as well. Good signs. Holds to 30.
First set – Khachanov holds 2-1: Both players look on with their serve. Khachanov holds to 15.
First set – Kyrgios holds 1-1: A comfortable service hold for the Australia. Khachanov did cover good ground to win the first point.
First set – Khachanov holds 1-0: The Russian holds to love in the first game. Excellent start by the 27th seed.
Match start: We are underway on Arthur Ashe Stadium at Flushing Meadows.
Pre-match: Kyrgios and Khachanov have played eight sets against each other with six of them ending with tiebreaks.
🗣️ “Serve big, and play big… Live and die by the sword, that’s my motto.”

Nick is here to PLAY! 😎

🖥️ The US Open | LIVE on 9Gem, 9Now and Stan Sport.#USOpen #Tennis pic.twitter.com/cIGqtUrb1E
Pre-match: Kyrgios vs. Khachanov will be starting in 20 minutes with the Garcia-Gauff match just finishing.
Pre-match: US Open favourite Nick Kyrgios is set to take on Karen Khachanov at Arthur Ashe Stadium at the conclusion of the Coco Gauff-Caroline Garcia match.
The US Open quarter-final between Nick Kyrgios and Karen Khachanov is scheduled to begin following the women’s quarter-final between Coco Gauff and Caroline Garcia.
Channel Nine have the broadcast rights for the US Open in 2022 with select matches from the tournament to be shown on 9Gem. 
The US Open will be streamed on both 9Now and Stan Sport in Australia. 
Stan Sport, meanwhile, will show every match of the tournament ad-free on their streaming platform with replays, mini matches and highlights also set to be available. 
US Open matches will be carried by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNews, ESPN+ and Tennis Channel. Matches can be streamed on ESPN+, the ESPN app and fuboTV, which offers a free trial.
TSN will carry matches in Canada, with TSN.ca and the TSN App providing live streaming options.
Amazon Prime customers in the UK can watch the action on Prime Video for no additional fees.
Non-Prime members can take a 30-day free trial of Prime for £7.99 per month or £79 a year.
If you just want Prime Video, that costs £5.99 a month and will also provide live coverage, highlights and analysis throughout the tournament.

source

dgdgfdeeewasa dgdgfdeeewasa dgdgfdeeewasa