- Osaka backs up her favourite status with 6-3, 6-4 win
- American Jennifer Brady beats Yulia Putintseva 6-3, 6-2
Naomi Osaka continued to underscore her status as the favourite to win the US Open title as she won her ninth consecutive match since the tour restart, moving into the semi-finals with a 6-3, 6-4 win against Shelby Rogers.“I feel pretty good,” Osaka said afterwards. “I think all of the matches were really tough. The scoreline might not suggest it but I’ve had a couple of really hard matches. I think that made me really glad to be in this position right now.” Related: US Open quarter-final: Borna Coric v Alexander Zverev – live!
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