US Open Day 10 - Semifinals set, and previewed

With all four of Wednesday's quarter-finals finishing in straight sets, it wasn't exactly a classic day, but it has set up a slate of exciting semi-finals.

In part one, Catherine, David and Matt get stuck into Aryna Sabalenka's dominant victory over Zheng Qinwen and her consistency at slams, Daniil Medvedev's defeat of Andrey Rublev in brutal conditions and what the sport is confronting with rising temperatures, and the return of Naomi Osaka to the US Open as she spoke on a panel about mental health in sport.

In the night session, Madison Keys took care of Marketa Vondrousova. Is this her time? And what should we make of Alcaraz's straight-sets win but below par performance against Alexander Zverev?

Looking ahead to the semis, who has a better chance of reaching the final - Medvedev or Ben Shelton? And where might Coco Gauff vs Karolina Muchova be won and lost?


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