Sharapova collected the trophy in NY at age 19 in 2006 and owns a total of five Grand Slam titles, but the Russian was far shakier during this match than Suarez Navarro, who never has made it past the quarterfinals at a major.
Sharapova, the 2006 champion, is Russia's most decorated tennis player having won a total of five Grand Slam tournaments. "You just have a dream", said Sharapova. Despite Sharapova's toughest efforts to lessen the deficit, she threw in four consecutive unforced errors from being 0-30 up at 5-4, allowing Suarez Navarro to overcome her nerves and clinch the first set 6-4 after 44 minutes of play.
Since returning from her drugs ban past year, Sharapova has made just one quarter-final in five grand slams. "I didn't take care of the chances that I had", the Russian told reporters. "She is from the United States so the crowd will probably help her", Suarez Navarro added. "This is the way that I can play really good tennis", Suarez Navarro said.
Keys hasn't skipped a beat on her way to the quarterfinals, dropping just a single set along the way. "She has a great serve and plenty of experience on this court".
Sharapova who held a 4-1 career lead over the Spaniard had missed 15-months on tour from the 2016 Australian Open when she was barred from playing due to testing positive for the banned substance Meldonium. "Today was one of the toughest matches in my life".
Despite her frustration in her performances, Sharapova rejected the notion that this was the most challenging period of her career.
Nadal 'bagelled' but survives Thiem test to reach semis
This rematch of the French Open final in June, won by Nadal , was his first match against a top-20 opponent at the U.S. Asked about that at his news conference, Thiem said with a chuckle: "Well, I don't think he's really sorry".
The Spaniard will be at that stage for the second time at the US Open, five years after her other run to that round.
The Russian, playing her fourth straight round-16 match in NY, the seventh in 12 attempts, her lowest success rate for reaching the second week out of all four Grand Slams, looked often fearful and out of position when she tried to clinch the point at the net.
Sabalenka saved three match points in the final game and had a chance to hold for 5-5 only to double fault on Osaka's fourth opportunity. I feel like there were moments that I kind of knew what to do.
"I was really dizzy and I asked nature or God or somebody please move the shade over faster", said the woman who put out world number two Caroline Wozniacki in the second round.
The top seeds continued to tumble during second week of the US Open. "As always... (in a) match against Keys, (it's) hard for me to play my game and to get into the rhythm and just do what I do best on court". "I have to say that I've never felt so bad on court".
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Prior to this match Federer had not lost a set as he he continues his chase for a sixth US Open triumph and 21st grand slam title. In the women's draw, Madison Keys eased into the quarter-finals with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova.
Williams said that everyone should "be completely grateful and honored" at how both men have done so much for the "greater good". She missed her Australian Open title defense, not returning to the tour until March.
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Only No. 3 seed and defending champion Sloane Stephens remains among the top-four seeds. "I thought the first set was key". By the third set Kyrgios was running out of ideas as Federer kept up the pressure and broke Kyrgios for a 6-5 lead.
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