• Rafael Nadal crashes out of US Open after being beaten in five sets by Frenchman Lucas Pouille

    Rafael Nadal crashes out of US Open after being beaten in five sets by Frenchman Lucas Pouille

    Rafael Nadal suffered an upset in the last-16 of the US Open as Frenchman Lucas Pouille inflicted yet more Grand Slam woe on the Spaniard in a five-set thriller.

    Nadal has not won a major title since winning his fourteenth at Roland Garros in 2014 and the wait goes on after he was beaten 6-1, 2-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (6) by No 24 seed Pouille in four hours and two minutes.

    It sets up an all-French clash between Pouille and Gael Monfils, […]