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Keys to face Osaka; Nishikori advances

NATIONAL FIRST:With the Japanese players’ victories, Japan has men’s and women’s singles semi-finalists at the same Grand Slam for the first time in tennis history

AP, NEW YORK

Cilic started well, taking the opening set and going up a break in the second. However, he then faltered and they went to a tiebreaker, where Cilic led 4-3 before delivering two double faults in a row.

He had a letdown at the very end, too, rallying from 4-1 down to 4-4, before Nishikori grabbed the final two games.

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