Tennis: De Minaur defeated Nishikori in US open third round


Australia’s Alex de Minaur knocked out 2014 US Open finalist Kei Nishikori in Friday’s third round of the US Open to collect his first victory over a top-10 player.

The 20-year-old Aussie, ranked 38th, advanced 6-2, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 in just under three hours. De Minaur will face Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov or Polish lucky loser Kamil Majchrzak in the last 16.