Canada’s Vasek Pospisil could not convert on 4 set factors within the first set en path to a 7-6 (6), 6-3, 6-2 loss towards No. 21 seed Alex de Minaur of Australia within the fourth spherical of the U.S. Open on Monday.
The Vancouver participant, ranked 94th, appeared firmly in charge of the tiebreak earlier than dropping six straight factors to drop the set.
De Minaur then broke Pospisil twice within the second set and rolled to victory, sending the 21 yr outdated to his first Grand Slam quarterfinal.
Pospisil was considered one of a file three Canadian males to succeed in the spherical of 16 on the U.S. Open.
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No. 12 seed Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., beat No. 7 seed David Goffin in 4 units on Sunday night time to arrange a quarter-final match towards No. 20 seed Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain on Tuesday.
Carreno Busta superior when the top-ranked Novak Djokovic was kicked out of their match for by accident hitting a line decide within the throat with a tennis ball after dropping a recreation.
Shapovalov is the primary Canadian man in historical past to succeed in the U.S. Open quarter-finals. Beforehand, Canadian males have been 0-12 within the spherical of 16.
No. 15 seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Montreal was scheduled to face No. 2 seed Dominic Thiem of Austria in a fourth-round match later Monday.
The 30-year-old Pospisil upset No. 25 seed Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., and No. eight seed Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain earlier than his shock run got here to an finish towards de Minaur.
De Minaur, who beat No. 11 seed Karen Khachanov of Russia on Saturday, and Pospisil each got here again from 2-1 set deficits to prevail within the third spherical.
It has been a promising final 12 months for Pospisil, who missed the primary half of final yr after again surgical procedure. He helped Canada attain the Davis Cup last late final yr and has an 11-6 file this yr, together with a runner-up exhibiting at a event in Montpellier, France.
Pospisil is projected to maneuver as much as No. 72 within the rankings subsequent week. He reached a profession excessive of No. 25 in 2014 when Pospisil reached his first and solely Grand Slam quarterfinal at Wimbledon.
In the meantime, Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski and American associate Alison Riske misplaced 6-4, 6-2 to Individuals Asia Muhammad and Taylor Townsend in a girls’s doubles quarter-final on Monday.
Shapovalov and associate Rohan Bopanna of India have been scheduled to play a males’s doubles quarterfinal towards Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands and Horia Tecau of Romania later Monday.