NEW YORK (AP) A look at Tuesday's play in the $46.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:
WEATHER: Mostly cloudy with intermittent drizzle. High of 79.
ATTENDANCE: Day: NA.
MEN'S RESULTS (Quarterfinals): No. 10 Gael Monfils routed No. 24 Lucas Pouille in straight sets to reach his first U.S. Open semifinal; No. 1 Novak Djokovic faced No. 9 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the late match.
WOMEN'S RESULTS (Quarterfinals): No. 2 Angelique Kerber advanced to her first U.S. Open semifinal since 2011, beating No. 7 Roberta Vinci in straight sets; two unseeded players, Anastasija Sevastova and two-time finalist Caroline Wozniacki met in the night match.
TOP PLAYERS ON COURT WEDNESDAY (Quarterfinals): Men: No. 2 Andy Murray vs. No. 6 Kei Nishikori; No. 3 Stan Wawrinka vs. Juan Martin del Potro. Women: No. 1 Serena Williams vs. No. 5 Simona Halep; No. 10 Karolina Pliskova vs. Ana Konjuh.
STAT OF THE DAY: 9 – Consecutive games won by Angelique Kerber to close out the match after Roberta Vinci served for the first set, up 5-4.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: ''It's a court I love. I always say that the French is my home, but this one is my second.'' – Gael Monfils, who reached his first U.S. Open semifinal.
WEDNESDAY ON TV (All Times EDT): Noon-6 p.m., ESPN; 7-11 p.m., ESPN2
ON THIS DATE (Sept. 7, 1953): Maureen Connolly becomes the first woman to complete a Grand Slam, beating Doris Hart 6-2, 6-4 for the women's singles title.