Defending champion Marin Cilic is slowly on his way to defending his title. He gets to the semifinals of the US Open for the second consecutive year. This is also the only slam he has reached the semi's or deeper.
This was his path to the semis -
1R: Guido Pella (ARG) (#94)
2R: Evgeny Donskoy (RUS) (#139)
3R: Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ) (#56)
4R: Jeremy Chardy (FRA) (#27)
QF: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) (#18)
SF: Novak Djokovic (SRB) (#1)