MISE À DAY
Canadians Leylah Fernandez and Gabriela Dabrowski saw their run come to an end at the US Open on Wednesday in New York.
Fernandez and her doubles partner mixed team, the American Jack Sock, gave up in the quarter-finals against the Australians Storm Sanders and John Peers.
The winners, fourth seeds of the tournament, reached the semifinals in one just under 1 hour 30 minutes. They won in two sets of 7-5 and 7-6 (3).
Sanders and Peers were particularly effective with their backs to the wall, saving seven of the nine break points they gave Fernandez and Sock.
In the second set tiebreaker, the Australians won four consecutive points and took advantage of their first match point to end hostilities.
In the previous round, Fernandez and Sock had eliminated Dabrowski and his partner, Max Purcell.
In addition, the Ottawan also bit the dust on Wednesday, but in the women's doubles tournament. Dabrowski and Giuliana Olmos fell to third seeds Czechs Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova.
The latter toiled to win in three sets of 6-3, 6-7(4) and 6-3.
Mboko is the only one to progress
As for the junior draw, the Canadian Victoria Mboko is the only representative of the maple leaf to having obtained his ticket for the quarter-finals.
Mboko, seeded ninth, easily got the better of the American Iva Jovic in two identical sets of 6-2.
She will cross the iron with the fourth seed, Switzerland's Celina Naef.
The other Canadian women in the running weren't so lucky on Wednesday.
Ontarian Kayla Cross dropped the flag against Briton Ranah Akua Stoiber in two sets of 7-6 (2) and 6-0.
As for her, Mia Kupres – who recently reached the semi-finals of the Junior Tennis Open of Repentigny – was arrested by the Czech Lucie Ha vlickova in two sets of 6-2 and 7-6 (9).