US Open Day 8 - Is Emma Raducanu in the mix?

Recorded while watching Jenson Brooksby throw everything at Novak Djokovic during the night session, Catherine and Matt wrap up yet another excellent day at the 2021 US Open, headlined by Emma Raducanu reaching the quarter-finals. We discuss how she overcame her nerves, the way in which she belongs on the big stage, and whether or not she's 'in the mix'. And if she's not, who is?

Elsewhere, there's praise for Matteo Berrettini, recaps of Belinda Bencic vs Iga Swiatek and Alexander Zverev vs Jannik Sinner, a look ahead to tomorrow's order of play, and a look back on aggro between Garbine Muguruza and Barbora Krejcikova as well as a deeply impressive performance from Felix Auger-Aliassime against Frances Tiafoe. We also Dial-a-David!

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