Australia's John Millman victorious against Roger Federer at US Open

Australia's John Millman victorious against Roger Federer at US Open

Djokovic beat Joao Sousa 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 to move into the final eight at Flushing Meadows for the 11th time.

The Australian is ranked No 55 in the world and for his heroics will be rewarded by a quarters clash against Novak Djokovic.

In the opening game of the second set, Cibulkova fended off two break points, but not a third, as Keys took the Slovak's service. A Federer double-fault enabled Millman to pull even at 5-all and Federer lost his serve again when his backhand sailed long, evening the match at a set apiece.

The victor will face Novak Djokovic or Joao Sousa on Wednesday for a spot in Friday's semifinals.

The German reached his lone Grand Slam quarterfinal at Wimbledon in 2012. The biggest concern for Djokovic might well have been the conditions as the heat returned after a few days of relief.

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The 29-year-old from Brisbane will advance into the next round where he will play Novak Djokovic.

The 13-time Grand Slam victor had made easy work of the opening set, breaking Sousa twice, the second time to close out set.

'One of the big things with the top players at the moment, we're looking at these guys and saying well how come they're playing so good deep into their 30s? As the temperatures rose so did the tempers, both players engaging in animated arguments with chair umpire James Keothavong over points.

There he will face 55th-ranked John Millman after the Australian defeated Mikhail Kukushkin 6-4 4-6 6-1 6-3, to seal his first appearance in a grand slam second week. But he somehow clawed his way back to win 3-6 7-5 7-6 (8/6) 7-6 (7/3).

Madison Keys eased into the quarter-finals of the US Open with a 6-1 6-3 victory over Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova.

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This, however, dwarfed it, a win over arguably the greatest of all time to reach his first Grand Slam quarterfinal against a decidedly pro-Federer crowd.

The 14th-seeded Keys will play the victor of the Carla Suarez Navarro vs. Maria Sharapova match in the night session at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

The 37-year-old managed to pull off an around-the-net-post forehand victor.

Sousa, who totaled 21 winners to 28 unforced errors, has never taken a set off Djokovic in five career head-to-heads.

Madison Keys of the United States of America reacts after beating Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia in a fourth round match on day eight of the 2018 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

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