Rafael Nadal Stunned by American Frances Tiafoe at U.S. Open

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Frances Tiafoe ended Rafael Nadal’s 22-match winning streak at Grand Slam tournaments by beating the 22-time major champion 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the U.S. Open’s fourth round on Monday. 

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Tiafoe is a 24-year-old from Maryland who is seeded 22nd at Flushing Meadows and reached the second major quarterfinal of his career. 

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He is the youngest American man to get that far at the U.S. Open since Andy Roddick in 2006 

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Nadal is about as popular as it gets in tennis and heard plenty of support in Arthur Ashe Stadium as the volume raised after the retractable roof was shut in the fourth set. 

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I don’t even know what to say right now. I’m beyond happy. I can’t believe it,” said Tiafoe, who faces No. 9 seed Andrey Rublev next 

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He’s one of the greatest of all time. I played unbelievable tennis today, but I don’t even know what happened 

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Here’s what happened: Tiafoe served better than No. 2 seed Nadal. More surprisingly, he returned better, too 

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And he kept his cool, remained in the moment and never let the stakes or the opponent get to him. 

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thank you