US Open 2019: Matteo Berrettini defeats Gael Monfils to reach first Grand Slam semi-final

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Italian 24th seed Matteo Berrettini edged a thrilling game to achieve a Grand Slam semi-final in the US Open.
In a gripping conclusion, the squandered four match points held his nerve in a.
He won 3-6 6-3 6-2 3-6 7-6 (7-5) in three hours and 57 minutes.
The Italian and Argentine Diego Schwartzman to get a place in Sunday’s final at Flushing Meadows or winner Rafael Nadal will play.
“At this time I do not remember any points, just the match stage,” Berrettini explained.
“What a great fight. I believe it was among the greatest matches I maybe ever watched – I saw with, although I played. I’m really proud of myself”
As his bidding to attain a US Open semi-final since 2016 got off on Arthur Ashe Stadium frenchman Monfils, 33, had gone a place and a break up.
Initially unable to repay, Berrettini battled back to win 12 of their 16 games and proceed a set with Monfils appearing fatigued and gained confidence.
Since Monfils summoned the guts to grab a break point opportunity at 2-1 up, the momentum flipped again in the fourth group – the single break of serve enough to be sure the match would go the distance.
In keeping with the stream of the contest, the pair exchanged breaks early in the fifth group – however, it was the German who appeared to have mustered a final push for victory after he broke to love for a 4-2 lead.
Because the enormity of this event struck Berrettini and that he double-faulted on his first game point that was not to be the conclusion of the play. That became break point as the Monfils capitalised.
As Monfils compelled a tie-break holding to lead 6-5, two match points were missed.
But despite threatening to allow the opportunity slide the Italian, who’d failed to progress past the initial round in 2 previous attempts in New York, closed out to set up the biggest match of his career .
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