Roger Federer recorded his 80th US Open win and 17th in 17th meetings with grizzled Russian Mikhail Youzhny to reach the last 32.
US Open: Roger Federer beats Mikhail Youzhny
Roger Federer recorded his 80th US Open win and 17th in 17th meetings with grizzled Russian Mikhail Youzhny on Thursday to reach the last 32, where he was joined by Andrey Rublev, the latest teenage upstart in New York.
Federer, 36, needed a second successive five-setter to reach the third round with a 6-1, 6-7 (3/7), 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 win over fellow veteran Youzhny, just one year his junior. (AFP)
Unseeded Australian Daria Gavrilova toppled defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 6-4 on Friday to reach the final of the WTA hardcourt tournament at New Haven, Connecticut.
"I trusted my game plan and I think I executed it very well," Gavrilova, ranked 26th in the world, said after her win over the world number 10 and top seed. "I was pretty aggressive and taking chances whenever I could on her second serve." (AFP)
Elena Vesnina of Russia returns a shot against Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium during their second round Women's Singles match on Day Four of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (AFP)