Frances Tiafoe Knocks Out Rafael Nadal from US Open 2022

American Frances Tiafoe defeated four-time champion Rafael Nadal 6-4 4-6 6-4 6-3 in the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Monday

24 year old Frances Tiafoe has now reached his second Grand Slam quarter-final.

He also became the youngest from his country to enter the quarterfinals at the US Open since Roddick 18 years back.

Tiafoe became the third American to beat Nadal at a Grand Slam after Andy Roddick in 2004 and James Blake in 2005

Nadal's dream of winning fifth title in New York and a record-extending 23rd Grand Slam this season come to end with the loss

Tiafoe, 24, was born in Maryland to parents from Sierra Leon

He took up tennis while his father worked as a custodian at Junior Tennis Champions Center in suburban Washington DC

Tiafoe will next face ninth seed Andrey Rublev

Andrey Rublev defeated Briton Cameron Norrie 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 on Louis Armstrong Stadium