US Open Glance

The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- A look at Thursday's play at the $38.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

WEATHER: Mix of sun and clouds and breezy. High of 85.

ATTENDANCE: Day: 22,404. Night: 23,815. Total: 46,291.

MEN'S RESULTS (Quarterfinals): No. 2 Roger Federer came back from 0-2 to beat No. 20 Gael Monfils in five sets. No. 14 Marin Cilic reached his first U.S. Open semifinal, upsetting No. 6 Tomas Berdych in straight sets. Federer will face Cilic in Saturday's semifinal.

MEN'S DOUBLES RESULTS (Semifinals): Men: The top-seeded team of Bob and Mike Bryan advanced to their 27th Grand Slam final, beating Americans Scott Lipsky and Rajeev Ram. They'll face No. 11-seeded Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez of Spain, who beat Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo on Sunday.

WOMEN'S DOUBLES RESULTS (Semifinals): Singles semifinalist Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina defeated 43-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova in straight sets to set up a final matchup with Martina Hingis and Flavia Pennetta. Hingis' last Grand Slam title was the Australian Open mixed doubles in 2006.

TOP PLAYERS ON COURT FRIDAY: Women's Semifinals: No. 1 Serena Williams vs. No. 17 Ekaterina Makarova, No. 10 Caroline Wozniacki vs. Peng Shuai. Mixed Doubles Final: No. 1 Sania Mirza and Bruno Soares vs. Abigail Spears and Santiago Gonzalez.

STAT OF THE DAY: 45 - Match wins for Marin Cilic this year, second best on the ATP World Tour.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: ''At least the third set was close.'' - Tomas Berdych, who lost in straight sets to Marin Cilic.

FRIDAY ON TV: CBS, 12:30-6 p.m. EDT.

ON THIS DATE (Sept. 5, 1951): Maureen Connolly wins the first of her three U.S. Nationals singles titles in three sets over Shirley Fry.

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