Julien Benneteau

U.S. Open: Diego Schwartzman misses opportunity as Pablo Carreno Busta advances to semifinals

U.S. Open: Diego Schwartzman misses opportunity as Pablo Carreno Busta advances to semifinals

Diego Schwartzman will remember the opportunity he missed Tuesday in his U.S. Open quarterfinal match, when he had three break points in the ninth game of the second set against Pablo Carreno Busta. But he will have equally keen memories of the lively atmosphere and the sense of having participated in a grand occasion in a Grand Slam event.

Schwartzman, the 5-foot-7 Argentinian who captured fans’ hearts with his gritty play and his comeback against No. 5 seed Marin Cilic, was beaten by Spaniard Carreno Busta 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Carreno Busta, the No. 12 seed who hasn’t dropped a set in five matches, will face...

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