Lloyd Harris is charting his course in New York. The South African tennis player has reached a new level in his career. For the first time, he has reached the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam tournament. The 24-year-old beat American Reilly Opelka in four sets (6-7, 6-4, 6-1, 6-3).
His name is Lloyd.
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The first two sets were close, but Harris was quicker in the last two. He managed 36 aces during the match. In the quarter-finals, the South African will need to have the same success on serve if he wants to reach the last four. Harris will be up against the excellent German Alexander Zverev. The 2020 Olympic champion defeated Jannik Sinner in the last eight.