Italy’s Matteo Berrettini reached a fourth successive U.S. Open fourth spherical on Friday with a marathon four-sets win over 2012 champion Andy Murray.
World quantity 14 Berrettini got here by 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (1/7), 6-3, crunching 18 aces and 55 winners in whole on Arthur Ashe Court docket.
A semi-finalist in 2019 and quarter-finalist final yr, the 26-year-old will face Spain’s Alejandro Davidovich Fokina for a last-eight spot.
“I wasn’t aggressive sufficient within the third set however I used to be feeling higher within the fourth. I had my probabilities and took them, lastly,” stated the Italian.
Berrettini had defeated Murray within the Stuttgart remaining in June and was in management from the beginning on Friday.
Murray double-faulted at hand the Italian the one break of the opening set within the seventh sport and was a break to the nice within the first sport of the second set.
Murray hit again instantly however Berrettini’s highly effective hitting stored the Briton on the again foot as he sealed a two-set lead courtesy of one other break within the ninth sport.
The British star roared again within the third set with a dominant tiebreak and was even a break up within the fourth earlier than the 26-year-old Italian steaded himself to race to victory after three hours and 47 minutes.
The defeat leaves Murray and not using a fourth spherical spot on the Slams since Wimbledon in 2017.
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