Svitolina reaches first US Open quarter-final

Elina Svitolina (Getty Images)
Elina Svitolina (Getty Images)

New York - Fifth seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine advanced to her first US Open quarter-final on Sunday with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over 2017 runner-up Madison Keys.

Svitolina is the first Ukrainian to reach the last eight at Flushing Meadows since Kateryna Bondarenko in 2009. She will face British 16th seed Johanna Konta for a semi-final place.

US Open results on Sunday (x denotes seeding):

Men

Fourth round

Stan Wawrinka (SUI x23) bt Novak Djokovic (SRB x1) 6-4, 7-5, 2-1, retired

Daniil Medvedev (RUS x5) bt Dominik Koepfer (GER) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (7/2)

Roger Federer (SUI x3) bt David Goffin (BEL x15) 6-2, 6-2, 6-0

Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) bt Alex De Minaur (AUS) 7-5, 6-3, 6-4

Women

Fourth round

Elina Svitolina (UKR x5) bt Madison Keys (USA x10) 7-5, 6-4

Johanna Konta (GBR x16) bt Karolina Pliskova (CZE x3) 6-7 (1/7), 6-3, 7-5

Serena Williams (USA x8) bt Petra Martic (CRO x22) 6-3, 6-4

Wang Qiang (CHN x18) bt Ashleigh Barty (AUS x2) 6-2, 6-4

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