Williams will face Canadian Bianca Andreescu for the US Open title as the American sets herself up for another attempt to clinch a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam singles title.
Eighth-seeded Khachanov rallied for a 6-7 (3/7), 7-6 (7/4) 6-2 victory over the volatile Australian, but the final set was close to farce, with Kyrgios engaged in a running dialogue with Irish chair umpire Fergus Murphy.
The 24-year-old from Greece wept as he accepted the honour beating out 2018 MVP James Harden of the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George.
With a nation hanging on their every shot, Canada's only NBA team put the finishing touches to a remarkable 4-2 series upset that denied the Warriors a fourth championship in five years.
Tsitsipas had never won a set in his previous three meetings against claycourt specialist and 11-times French Open champion Nadal, but the Greek drew first blood by saving a break point to hold in the 10th game and take the first set.
Rahaf Mohammed al Qunun says she expects her experience would inspire other women to flee her the kingdom known for its oppressive gender policies.
Expelled Canadian ambassador to Saudi Arabia doesn’t think cancelling a major arms deal would be effective, as Khashoggi killing further complicates the relationship.
Relations between Canada and Saudi Arabia have nosedived as both countries try to assert themselves in a changing international climate.
Tsitsipas, who was contesting the Masters 1000 final on his 20th birthday after four consecutive wins over top-10 players in Toronto, threw all he had at Nadal but was ultimately unable to beat the world number one.
Stefano Tsitsipas downed Wimbldon finalist Kevin Anderson in three sets to set up a meeting on his 20th birthday with Rafael Nadal,
But while the world number one cruised through her quarterfinal clash in straight sets, she made it very clear that she was unhappy playing three matches in two days.
As the Spaniard overcame Marin Cilic it was the Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas who was the talking point after he defeated defending champion Alexander Zverev in three sets.
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