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Live Reporting

By Laura Savvas and Katie Falkingham

All times stated are UK

  1. Goodbye

    And that's your lot!

    Thanks for joining us until the wee small hours.

    We'll be back tomorrow from 21:00 BST for live text and radio commentary of the men's semi-finals.

    Head here for tonight's report from the women's semi-finals at Flushing Meadows.


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    Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-7 Andreescu

    Andreescu will bid to become the first teenage Grand Slam champion since Maria Sharapova at Flushing Meadows in 2006.

    Maria Sharapova
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    Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-7 Andreescu

    Bianca Andreescu: "I think it's just all the hard work I've put in through the years. If someone told me a year ago I would be in the US Open final this year, I'd tell them they were crazy.

    "It's just surreal. I really don't know what to say. It's a dream come true playing against Serena in the final of the US open. It's crazy."

    Bianca Andreescu
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    Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-7 Andreescu

    Andreescu, at the mere age of 19, will now try to spoil Serena Williams' party as the 37-year-old bids for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam.

    She can't. Can she?!

    Serena Williams
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    Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-7 Andreescu

    A reminder that Andreescu is making her US Open debut.

    She's now on a 12-match winning streak after winning the title in her home country at the Rogers Cup in Toronto last month.

    Up next?

    United States v Canada in the women's final as she takes on Serena Williams.

  6. Game, set and match Andreescu

    Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-7 Andreescu

    There we go!

    Andreescu is into a major final for the first time!

    What an unbelievable turnaround. She never gave up.

    Five consecutive games for the Canadian and she's manged to pull it off.

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    *Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-6 Andreescu

    Third match point now for Andreescu as Bencic hits a forehand into the net.

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    *Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-6 Andreescu

    Bencic hits a forehand wide into the tramlines.


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    *Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-6 Andreescu

    The Canadian fails to convert another match point.

    Two match points gone, and it's game point now for Bencic.

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    *Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-6 Andreescu

    Bencic hits a forehand into the net, and Andreescu has another match point.

  11. Bencic saves match point

    *Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-6 Andreescu

    A forehand error from the Canadian.


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    *Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-6 Andreescu

    Backhand winner from Andreescu at 30-30 and she has match point!

    Here we go!

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    *Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-6 Andreescu

    Bencic is serving to stay in this semi-final.

    She starts her service game with her 29th unforced error of the night.

    Andreescu also hits an unforced error; her 36th.


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    *Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-6 Andreescu

    Andreescu challenges after her shot is called out. A bad challenge, as the ball proves to be out and it's 30-30.

    That's quickly at the back of her mind, though, as she takes four games in a row to lead 6-5.

    What a turnaround!

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    Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-5 Andreescu*

    Andreescu is getting more and more vocal, as she starts coming back into the game.

    What an explosive rally that was! The crowd are on their feet!

    A backhand forced error from Bencic gives Andreescu a 30-15 lead.

  16. Andreescu breaks!

    Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-5 Andreescu*

    A very, very bad time to double fault for Bencic.

    She was 5-2 up. Now we're tied at 5-5!

    Let's do this.

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    *Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-4 Andreescu

    Now then. Bencic hits another backhand unforced error.

    Break point Andreescu.

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    *Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-4 Andreescu

    Andreescu screams out as she wins a stunning point thanks for Bencic's backhand unforced error.

    She fancies this!

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    *Bencic 6-7 (3-7) 5-4 Andreescu

    An ideal start for Bencic who goes 15-0 up with a backhand winner.

    A very, very close challenge from Andreescu proves unsuccessful as the Swiss goes 30-0 up. but Andreescu replies with a forehand winner.