Marin Cilic into Tennis US Open quarter-finals

 Croatian 14th seed Marin Cilic reached his third US Open quarter-final on Tuesday with a 5-7, 7-6 (7/3), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 win over France`s Gilles Simon.

New York: Croatian 14th seed Marin Cilic reached his third US Open quarter-final on Tuesday with a 5-7, 7-6 (7/3), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 win over France`s Gilles Simon.

Cilic, also a quarter-finalist in 2009 and 2012, will face either Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic or Austria`s Dominic Thiem for a place in the semi-finals.

Cilic hit 23 aces, 70 winners and committed 76 unforced errors in the four hour 13 minute clash.

His victory comes 12 months after he was forced to miss the tournament as he sat out a doping ban.

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