Casper Ruud downs Karen Khachanov at US Open to attain second Grand Slam very last in 2022 NEW YORK – Casper Ruud claimed a 55-shot
factor to cease the first set of his U.S. Open semifinal while building a large lead in opposition to Karen Khachanov and held on for a 7-6 (7-5), 6-2, five-7
6-2 victory Friday that positioned him in his 2nd Grand Slam name suit of the 12 months. When it ended, spectators in Arthur Ashe Stadium referred
to as out his call, “Ruuuuud!” – and it sounded type of as though they were booing, rather than saluting.Ruud, the runner-up to Rafael Nadal
at the French Open in June, is a 23-year-vintage from Norway who can move from No. 7 to No. 1 in the rankings with the aid of winning the championship
at Flushing Meadows on Sunday. He is likewise looking for end up the primary Norwegian man in history to win one of the four Grand Slams.
“After Roland Garros, I was, of course, extremely happy,” Ruud said, “but also humble enough to assume that would be my handiest
very last of my career.” Well, right here he is, again at that degree only some months later. His opponent on this very last on Sunday can be No.
3 Carlos Alcaraz of Spain or No. 26 Frances Tiafoe of the US. Like Ruud, Alcaraz went into Friday with a threat to upward thrust to replace 2021 U.S.
Open champion Daniil Medvedev atop the rankings after the tournament. WOMEN:Iga Swiatek, Ons Jabeur will meet in first US Open very last for each