• Work started early ahead of day 10 at the US Open at Flushing Meadows.
  • Flavia Pennetta was bidding to reach her first grand slam singles semi-final.
  • She was up against fellow Italian and 10th seed Roberta Vinci.
  • It was Pennetta who prevailed 6-4 6-1 to continue her superb run in New York.
  • There was plenty of respect between the two Italians at the end of the match.
  • Next up on Arthur Ashe was fourth seed David Ferrer.
  • He was taking on the eighth seed - Richard Gasquest of France.
  • Gasquet made a superb start and took the first two sets.
  • But Ferrer hit back to claim the third set.
  • And suddenly it wasn't all plain sailing anymore for Gasquet.
  • Ferrer dug even deeper to take the fourth set and send the match into a decider.
  • But in the end it was Gasquet who was celebrating a place in the semi-finals
  • Rafael Nadal celebrates a crushing win over Tommy Robredo
  • Second seed Victoria Azarenka secured the last semi-final spot in the ladies draw
  • The sunsets over New York sunset on day 10 of the US Open

US Open - Day 10

Work started early ahead of day 10 at the US Open at Flushing Meadows.