South African tennis ace Lloyd Harris has reached the quarter-finals of the US Open at Flushing Meadows in New York.
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Harris beat 22nd-seeded American Reilly Opelka 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 6-1, 6-3 in a match which lasted two hours and 35 minutes.
Harris hit a staggering 36 aces in the contest.
It’s the furthest Lloyd Harris has ever progressed in a Grand Slam.
He entered the tournament ranked 46th in the world, but has now moved up to a career-high 31st.
The 24-year-old Capetonian will play fourth-seeded Germany’s Alexander Zverev in the last 8.
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