Schwartzman dumps Pouille, Querrey to face Anderson in last eight

Diego Schwartzman made it to his first grand slam quarterfinal with a 7-6 (7/3), 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 win over Lucas Pouille, while Sam Querrey defeated Mischa Zverev 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 to set up a quarterfinal clash with South Africa's Kevin Anderson.

Diego Schwarztman became the shortest grand slam quarterfinalist at the US Open since 1994 when he beat Lucas Pouille 7-6(7-3), 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 in the fourth round.   -  Getty Images

American 17th seed Sam Querrey reached his first US Open quarterfinal on Sunday with a 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 win over 23rd-seeded Mischa Zverev of Germany.

Querrey, a semi-finalist at Wimbledon in July, will face South Africa's 23rd-seeded Kevin Anderson for a place in the semifinals.

Querrey defeated Anderson in the fourth round at Wimbledon but Anderson gained revenge at the Montreal Masters last month.

On Sunday, the 29-year-old Querrey fired 18 aces, 55 winners and committed just eight unforced errors, winning in just 77 minutes.

Anderson into second US Open quarterfinal
South Africa's Kevin Anderson reached the US Open quarterfinals for the second time on Sunday with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-7 (4/7), 6-4 win over Italy's Paolo Lorenzi.

Anderson, who also made the last eight in 2015, will face Sam Querrey of the United States for a place in the semifinals.

"I really imposed my game at the start," said Anderson. "But Paolo never gives up, he runs for everything. I had to dig really deep," he said post the match.

Anderson went into the match not having been broken in 43 service games but that run came to an end in the second set.

Schwartzman into first Slam quarterfinal
Argentina's Diego Schwartzman reached the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam for the first time on Sunday with a 7-6 (7/3), 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 win over France's Lucas Pouille at the US Open.

According to the ATP, the 25-year-old, who stands at just 5ft 7ins (1.70m), is the shortest Grand Slam quarter-finalist since fellow 5'7" South American Jaime Yzaga at the 1994 US Open.

Schwartzman faces Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta for a place in the semifinals.

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