Frances Tiafoe has sent Rafael Nadal out of US Open.
Glamtush reports that Rafael Nadal was eliminated from the US Open by the talent of Frances Tiafoe, the American No 2, who delivered the finest performance of what has previously been an unfulfilled career.
Frances Tiafoe of the United States pulled off a stunning upset to send Rafael Nadal crashing out of the US Open fourth round on Monday.
Tiafoe, the 22nd seed, produced a scintillating performance to beat 22-time Grand Slam champion Nadal 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 victory in 3hr 34min before a packed Arthur Ashe Stadium.
The victory sends Tiafoe into a quarter-final meeting with Russian ninth seed Andrey Rublev on Wednesday.
Nadal saluted the crowd as he left, having completed a grand-slam season in which he won two titles and moved to the top of the all-time leaderboard. Meanwhile, Tiafoe who is an emotional fellow bawled his eyes out, placing his head in a towel while he tried to compose himself.
Watch the video of when it all ended for Nadal and the moment for Frances Tiafoe.
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