Federer and Nadal move within sight of landmark meeting

Federer and Nadal move within sight of landmark meeting”

Roger Federer crushed Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-4 6-2 7-5 to ease into the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open and remain on a collision course for a semi-final showdown with Rafa Nadal. He improved to 12-0 for his career against Kohlschreiber.

There were no worries on the first score again here but Federer caused alarm for his fans by taking an off-court medical time-out at the end of the second set. Saturday was nearly a carbon copy with the 15-time major victor unable to convert any of six points in the opener. Lopez upped his serving level, and had two break points in the fourth game, but was denied by a net-cord victor. "I don't think much about that", Nadal said.

The set stayed in the balance to 5-5, but with Federer serving first, Lopez was constantly under pressure, and he buckled under the attack from the Swiss to concede break, set and match, 7-5, after an hour and three quarters. "It's wonderful for our sport really", Federer said.

That group is looking into a match he played against Thiago Monteiro at a hard-court event in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on August 20.

Goffin, the ninth seed, was leading 7-5 5-1 when Monfils quit.

Rublev becomes the youngest man to reach the U.S. Open quarter-finals since Andy Roddick in 2001.

He next faces 23-year-old Dominic Thiem, seed No6, who beat No30 seed, Adrian Mannarino, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4.

- Kaia Kanepi of Estonia beat Japanese youngster Naomi Osaka 6-3 2-6 7-5 to reach the fourth round. Rublev will be making his first appearance in the second week of a major tournament in his five appearances in the main draw.

- World number one Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic starts the action against China's 27th-seeded Zhang Shuai in their third-round match at the Arthur Ashe stadium.

Mayer is now 1 for 25 against top ten opponents.

"I was exhausted after the last point of the match". That's what I did.

"I think [Brady] was a little bit nervous", Pliskova said. The left-hander won 16 of 19 points played on his serve plowing through 27-minute third set.

Nadal, who always plays with a furrowed brow, has displayed a whole body language of worry through the first set each time out.

Women's No. 4 Elina Svitolina meets No. 15 seed Madison Keys in the nightcap.

On the other hand, the 30-year-old Mayer proved a stubborn opponent for Nadal and he won his first ever set against the Spaniard in four meetings between the two via a tiebreak in the opener, which saw a series of aces by the Argentine, while one was recorded at 129mph.

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