Tennis

US Open 2016: France’s Pouille upsets Nadal to reach quarter-finals

The 136th edition of US OPEN has seen quite a few instances that have amazed its fans all over the globe. Serena Williams Yesterday made set a record by equalled the record of 307 Grand Slams wins and now Lucas Pouille defeated the Rafa Nadal, on Sunday and amazed the world.

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This win enabled the Lucas Pouille to reach the quarterfinals against the fourth-seeded Rafa Nadal. The 22 year- Lucas take the charge in the match early and finally thrashed the 6-1, 2-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(6) in a four-hour match.

Although, many eyebrows were raised and it was said that this win of Lucas Pouille was just a fluke. But, 24th seeded Lucas stand out and told everyone that this win was not a fluke and this win that enabled him to reach the quarterfinal was for ATP title was just a result of my hard work.

Pouille told media wing that ” It’s my first match on the centre court, against Rafa. I couldn’t dream better than this.I learned that it’s never over until the last point.I was a break down in the fifth, I came back and led 6-3 in the tiebreak and he came back. Yeah, it’s never done until the last point is over.”

Meanwhile, Nadal told media wing that “it was a close match and I would like to wish my opponent a best of luck for the upcoming matches.”

Well, Nadal has shown a great fight but Pouille made a strong point and now he will look to the next match against 10th-seeded compatriot Gael Monfils in the last eight.

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