By: Mazizi Ndzimela | Mon 04 Sep 2017, 10:40
Mirror, Mirror on the wall, which tennis star will progress to the next stage at the US Open?
On Monday 4 September on SS6 (DStv Channel 206) and on DStv Now at 17:00, the US Open moves on to Day 8 with Round of 16 showdowns.
We look at the top matches you can’t afford to miss with our own predictions.
Karolina Pliskova v Jennifer Brady
World number one Karolina Pliskova takes on Jennifer Brady at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Prediction: Even with the home crowd behind Brady we forsee Pliskova winning the match in straight sets.
Rafael Nadal v Alexandr Dolgopolov
Rafael Nadal will be in action against Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov. The match promises lots of action.
Prediction: Rafa will also win his match with relative ease.
Roger Federer v Philipp Kohlschreiber
Ranked in third spot in the ATP Singles Rankings is none other than Roger Federer. The five-time US Open champion will take on Philipp Kohlschreiber who defeated John Millman 7-5 6-2 6-4 in the third round.
Prediction: Kohlschreiber will fight valiantly, but will succumb to the Swiss after five sets.
Elina Svitolina v Madison Keys
Another American will be in action as Madison Keys goes up against fourth seed Elina Svitolina.
Prediction: Keys will win this match-up she was superb in her last match against Elena Vesnina coming from behind to win the match 2-6 6-4 6-1.
Tune in for the action from the US Open, Monday 4 September on SS6 (DStv Channel) on DStv Now at 17:00 live on SuperSport.