Casper Ruud knocks off Karen Khachanov

Casper Ruud reached his second Grand Slam final of the year after he defeated Karen Khachanov 7-6 (5) 7-6 (5), 6-2, 5-7 6-1 in the semifinals 

at the U.S. Open in New York on Friday.The fifth seeded Ruud had a lead of 52-43 in wins 

also won 82.6 percentage of first-serve point (57 from 69) as he became one of the few Norwegian to make it to finals in the U.S. Open final. 

Ruud, 23 will take on the third seeded Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz or 22nd-seeded American Frances Tiafoe in Sunday's final match. 

The two players were set to play on Friday night.Neither Alcaraz nor Tiafoe have been in the Grand Slam final 

but Ruud completed his list of tennis achievements when he fell against Rafael Nadal in the French Open title match just five months ago. 

Ruud is also likely to become the next World No. 1., felt more comfortable playing on the biggest stage after his earlier Grand Slam experience.