US Open day six: Osaka consoles Gauff after ousting teenager in third round

Rafael Nadal also triumphed to book a meeting with Marin Cilic.

By Press Association Published: 1 September 2019 - 3.30am

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Coco Gauff tearfully bowed out at the hands of defending champion Naomi Osaka.

Meanwhile, Rafael Nadal won in straight sets and set up a meeting with 2014 champ Marin Cilic.

Here PA looks back at day six, and forward to day seven, at the US Open.

Shot of the day

The doubles is in full swing, and so was Jamie Murray with this over-the-shoulder number.

Stat of the day

New York local Kristie Ahn, 27, is enjoying her home slam.

Well that was emosh

Osaka beat friend Gauff 6-3 6-0 and then consoled the 15-year-old afterwards.

Shock of the day

Seventh seed Kiki Bertens was dumped out in straight sets by Julia Goerges, who is seeded 26th.

Quote of the day

“I don't eat cheese”
- Rafael Nadal. More when we get it

Brit watch

Johanna Konta could put her feet up and prepare for her fourth-round clash with Karolina Pliskova. The British number one is second up on Louis Armstrong. Dan Evans and Cameron Norrie lost in the doubles but Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski reached the third round with a straight-sets victory over Ricardas Berankis and Juan Ignacio Londero.

Fallen seeds

Men: John Isner (14), Nick Kyrgios (28)
Women: Kiki Bertens (7), Caroline Wozniacki (19), Anett Kontaveit (21)

Order of play

Arthur Ashe Stadium:
Roger Federer v David Goffin
Serena Williams v Petra Martic
Elina Svitolina v Madison Keys
Novak Djokovic v Stan Wawrinka

Louis Armstrong Stadium:
Qiang Wang v Ashleigh Barty
Johanna Konta v Karolina Pliskova
Dominik Koepfer v Daniil Medvedev