Best seed and defending champion Naomi Osaka bowed from the US Open in the fourth round after a Conquer by Belinda Bencic.
Osaka has been carrying out a knee injury in New York and named about the coach and also a medic midway although she was able to continue without getting any treatment.
On the other hand, the 21-year-old in Japan was defeated 7-5 6-4 from the Swiss seed that was 13th.
Her defeat came only a day after retiring at two sets down to Stan Wawrinka, after men’s champion Novak Djokovic exited the championship.
Because she made her way off court, osaka was cheered to the rafters, a crowd favourite after how she consoled American kid Coco Gauff after their game Saturday night.
It turned out to be a third consecutive win for Bencic over Osaka this season also, post-match, her elation was shared by the 22-year-old.
“The battle can’t be bigger against Naomi, she won this title last year,” explained the Korean participant.
“I’m really pleased with my match and the way I handled my own nerves. I tried carrying and trying to expect, because she has a great deal of power. I really don’t hit many winners. I attempt to play with it somewhat like chess.
“I had been in the stadium watching the [Gauff] match and thought it was an unbelievable moment for golfing. Exactly what Naomi did is what a real champion would perform.”
After the Croatian came from a set down to beat Julia Goerges of Germany bencic and Donna Vekic from the quarter-finals will play.
Goerges had a match point in the second set but ended up losing 6-7 (5-7) 7-5 6-3.