Nick Kyrgios vs. Karen Khachanov US Open LIVE score, updates and highlights from men's quarter-final

Nick Kyrgios vs. Karen Khachanov US Open LIVE score, updates and highlights from men's quarter-final

US Open title favourite Nick Kyrgios is aiming to win his first major but faces an obstacle in Russia’s Karen Khachanov in the quarter-finals on Tuesday (Wednesday AEST).

By seedings, the duo are evenly matched with Kyrgios (23rd) slightly ahead of Khachanov (27th) after his success in ATP Tour events in 2022.

But the Australian is missing the rankings points from his run to the Wimbledon final and will go into the match as a hot favourite.

The Sporting News is following the match live with commentary for every game.

Nick Kyrgios vs. Karen Khachanov live score and result

 1st Set 2nd Set3rd Set
Nick Kyrgios560
Karen Khachanov*740

*denotes server

Nick Kyrgios vs. Karen Khachanov live blog, updates, highlights

Third set: Who will snare the advantage? It’s going to be a massive set. Starting now.

Second set – Kyrgios holds to win 6-4: Khachanov saves two set points, gets it back to deuce. Kyrgios fights his way through to level the match. We have a contest here!

Second set – Khachanov holds 5-4: The Russian holds his serve to force Kyrgios to serve out the second set. Nick still looking a whole lot better than earlier in the match.

Second set – Kyrgios holds 5-3: A slight hiccup with a double fault to make it 30-30 but then Kyrgios rolls off two points to hold. He is close to levelling this match.

Second set – Khachanov holds 4-3: A bit of tweener action from Kyrgios but Khachanov holds serve without any issue. He cries out in celebration at the end of the game.

Second set – Kyrgios holds 4-2: Khachanov wins the first point but Kyrgios then rolls off four consecutively. He looks to be moving better.

Second set – Khachanov holds 3-2: Easy hold for the Russian. Match still feels flat but the Aussie has the all-important break.

Second set – Kyrgios holds 3-1: The Australian went 40-0 up, made two bad unforced errors and then Khachanov played a great lob to get deuce. But Kyrgios survives after one deuce.

Second set – Kyrgios breaks 2-1: Despite looking injured still, Kyrgios breaks with some brilliant tennis. Could this be the turning point?

Second set – Kyrgios holds 1-1: After telling his team he doesn’t want to play because of the injury, Kyrgios holds serve comfortably. Still looks a concerning situation.

Second set – Khachanov holds 1-0: No issues for the Russian. Kyrgios still seems extremely flat. Not good signs for the Aussie.

Second set: A crowd member is getting a haircut in the second row.

Second set: Players have started the second set.

Break before second set: Kyrgios has called for a medical timeout and is receiving treatment on his knee. “I can’t walk,” he says.

First set – Khachanov breaks to win 7-5: The Russian steals the first set in the first difficult service game for any player. Khachanov executes a brilliant lob to take the set on the first break point as Kyrgios serve volleyed.

First set – Khachanov holds 6-5: We look destined for a tiebreaker. There has yet to be a 30-30 point on any service game so far.

First set – Kyrgios holds 5-5: The Australian is still serving well despite his knee issues. He holds to 15 with his serve doing most of the work.

First set – Khachanov holds 5-4: Another easy service game. Strange match here. Crowd isn’t into yet either. The Russian holds to 15.

First set – Kyrgios holds 4-4: Kyrgios still looks flat but holds his serve easily. No alarm bells yet. Almost needs a controversy.

First set – Khachanov holds 4-3: Games very comfortable for the server. Kyrgios flexing his knee worryingly. Khachanov serving well. Holds to 15.

First set – Kyrgios holds 3-3: The Australian holds his knee during the change of ends. But then comes out and serves four thunderbolts to hold to love.

First set – Khachanov holds 3-2: While Kyrgios looks focused, he might be a little flat. Lacking intensity. The Russian holds to 15 aided by a couple of Kyrgios errors.

First set – Kyrgios holds 2-2: His serve is on as usual. Nick looks focused as well. Good signs. Holds to 30.

First set – Khachanov holds 2-1: Both players look on with their serve. Khachanov holds to 15.

First set – Kyrgios holds 1-1: A comfortable service hold for the Australia. Khachanov did cover good ground to win the first point.

First set – Khachanov holds 1-0: The Russian holds to love in the first game. Excellent start by the 27th seed.

Match start: We are underway on Arthur Ashe Stadium at Flushing Meadows.

Pre-match: Kyrgios and Khachanov have played eight sets against each other with six of them ending with tiebreaks.

Pre-match: Kyrgios vs. Khachanov will be starting in 20 minutes with the Garcia-Gauff match just finishing.

Pre-match: US Open favourite Nick Kyrgios is set to take on Karen Khachanov at Arthur Ashe Stadium at the conclusion of the Coco Gauff-Caroline Garcia match.

Nick Kyrgios vs. Karen Khachanov head-to-head results

2020Kyrgios6-2 7-6(5) 6-7(6) 6-7(7) 7-6(8)Australian Open
2019Khachanov6-7(3) 7-6(4) 6-2Cincinnati Masters

What time does Nick Kyrgios vs. Karen Khachanov start?

The US Open quarter-final between Nick Kyrgios and Karen Khachanov is scheduled to begin following the women’s quarter-final between Coco Gauff and Caroline Garcia.

How to watch Nick Kyrgios vs. Karen Khachanov


Channel Nine have the broadcast rights for the US Open in 2022 with select matches from the tournament to be shown on 9Gem. 

The US Open will be streamed on both 9Now and Stan Sport in Australia. 

Stan Sport, meanwhile, will show every match of the tournament ad-free on their streaming platform with replays, mini matches and highlights also set to be available. 


US Open matches will be carried by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNews, ESPN+ and Tennis Channel. Matches can be streamed on ESPN+, the ESPN app and fuboTV, which offers a free trial.

TSN will carry matches in Canada, with and the TSN App providing live streaming options.

United Kingdom

Amazon Prime customers in the UK can watch the action on Prime Video for no additional fees.

Non-Prime members can take a 30-day free trial of Prime for £7.99 per month or £79 a year.

If you just want Prime Video, that costs £5.99 a month and will also provide live coverage, highlights and analysis throughout the tournament.

Broadcast details

MatchAustralia broadcastUS broadcast
Nick Kyrgios vs. Karen KhachanovSeptember 7, 10:15am (AEST) – Stan Sport/9GEMSeptember 6, 8:15pm (ET) – ESPN