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It's been an action-packed week with some big surprises, so here's the rundown of the semi-finals and finals of the US Open 2017. Set your alarm and tune in live on SBS or SBS On Demand.
By
Maddie Palmer

8 Sep 2017 - 4:56 PM  UPDATED 8 Sep 2017 - 5:19 PM

If you're not the type to skive off work and secretly watch tennis at your desk, we salute you! You are better people than us. 

You can catch up on all the action here, but if you need the quick rundown, here's who's left in the US Open, who they're playing, and who might emerge victorious.

 

MEN'S SEMIS

Rafa versus Delpo

Saturday 9 September 7:30am

The exciting Spaniard always has the crowd on their feet with his intensity and charisma. "Rafa" is a showman who feeds off the crowd’s energy, and as the current #1 seed, one might assume he'd bring this one home without breaking a sweat.

And yet, the fans are starting to get behind Juan Martin del Potro, who took out 19-time Grand Slam champion Rodger Federer in the quarter-finals. Despite a lower ranking, he's won against Nadal twice in recent years, so it's shaping up to be a nail-biter.

Kevin Anderson v Pablo Carreno Busta

Saturday 9 September 6:00am 

A lot of Spaniards might have their eyes on Nadal, but there's a new kid on the block as compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta reaches his first grand slam semi-final. 

Here's the highlights from his quarter-final with Diego Schwartzman, who he took out in straight sets.

 

It's also the first time at a grand slam semi for Kevin Anderson. He's the first South African to make it to the final four since Wayne Ferreria at the 2003 Australian Open in Melbourne.

Watch his gripping quarter final against Sam Querrey. Fun fact: this was the tallest match of the US Open, with the players standing 6'8" and 6'6" respectively.



WOMEN'S SINGLES FINALS

Sloane Stephens v Madison Keys

Sunday 10 September 6am

Just last month, Stephens slumped to 957th in the world – due to injury – but the 24-year-old has rebounded in sensational fashion to book herself a place in the women’s singles final against Madison Keys.

The Florida native has starred throughout the US Open, headlined by her impressive semi-final win over Venus Williams in the semi-final.

Watch her take on Venus - and win - right here.

The Florida native has starred throughout the US Open - will it be enough to win her the championship?

MEN'S SINGLES FINALS

Monday 11 September 6am

Far be it from us to suggest that you should be late to work on Monday, but wouldn't you rather kick the week off right and start the day roaring in front of the TV?

If that's not an option, fear not - you can watch the action live on SBS On Demand app or on your desktop here, and you can watch the best tennis players and the US Open drama all while doing your day job. The look of excitement on your face will make your colleagues think you're truly inspired by their spreadsheets.

Watch all the 2017 US Open action live, free, and in HD on SBS, and streamed live via SBS On Demand.