Roger Federer and Andy Murray eases through to the fourth round of the US Open with straight sets victory over their opponents.

Day 6 of the US Open featured Roger Federer taking on the German Phillip Kohlschreiber in the morning session. Although the Swiss wasn’t playing his best Tennis he comfortably registered a straight sets victory over Kohlschreiber defeating him 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

Federer hit 5 aces which were way lower than the opening rounds he played and maintained just 60% of the first serve. Also, he made 26 unforced errors which were more than Kohlschreiber. However, the Swiss managed to convert 5 of his 8 breakpoints whereas the German converted just 2 of the 4 break points he faced.

Roger Federer will be facing the big-serving American John Isner in the fourth round on Monday.

Match statistics:

P. Kohlschreiber

 

R. Federer

1

Aces

5

5

Double faults

4

61%

First serves in

60%

16/19

Net points won

17/23

2/4

Break points won

5/8

22

Winners

27

21

Unforced errors

26

 

Andy Murray will face the South African Kevin Anderson in the fourth round on Monday after his straight sets victory over Thomaz Bellucci. He defeated the Brazilian 6-3, 6-2, 7-5.

Murray’s serving was not absolutely on the top of his game, hitting just 6 aces and maintaining a first serve percentage of 64. Murray came to the more often than not and won 21 of his 29 points. While the Brit managed to break the Brazilian’s serve 5 out of 13 attempts, Bellucci just managed to convert 1 of his 2 breakpoints.

Match statistics:

T. Bellucci

 

A.Murray

3

Aces

6

3

Double faults

3

65%

First serve in

64%

22/41

Net points won

21/29

1/2

Break points won

5/13

22

Winners

32

29

Unforced errors

27

 

Day 6 men’s singles results: 

No. 2 Roger Federer def. No. 29 Philipp Kohlschreiber, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
No. 3 Andy Murray def. No. 30 Thomaz Bellucci, 6-3, 6-2, 7-5

No. 13 John Isner def. Jiri Vesely, 6-3, 6-4, ret.
No. 5 Stan Wawrinka def. Ruben Bemelmans, 6-3, 7-6(5), 6-4

No. 12 Richard Gasquet def. No. 24 Bernard Tomic, 6-4, 6-3, 6-1
Donald Young def. No. 22 Viktor Troicki, 4-6, 0-6, 7-6(3), 6-2, 6-4

No. 6 Tomas Berdych def. No. 31 Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, 6-7(2), 7-6(7), 6-3, 6-3
No. 15 Kevin Anderson def. No. 20 Dominic Thiem, 6-3, 7-6(3), 7-6(3)

  • SHARE

    Related Posts

    Ashwin Jadeja misses out on NZ series

    Ravichandran Ashwin comes up with a Cryptic Tweet after Test recall

    Indian premier spinners - Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja - have been overlooked by the selectors in the limited overs over wrist spinners Kuldeep...

    WWE: TLC PPV 2017 – Twitter Reactions

    WWE TLC turned out to be a decent PPV, overall. The show witnessed a great startup with Asuka's debut. She was given a worthy...

    WWE News: Update on Smackdown Women’s Title Picture for Rest of 2017

    The Women’s Championship on Smackdown Live changed hands at the Summerslam PPV. Ever since the Wrestlemania 33 event, Naomi held the title until she...

    SA vs BAN 3rd ODI: This Tour Has Been Alarming For Bangladesh Cricket: Mashrafe...

    Whatever reputation Bangladesh cricket had earned, in the last few years before coming to South Africa, has taken a severe beating now. In the...

    WWE: What to Expect From This Week’s Raw: October 23rd, 2017

    After quite a long time, WWE suffered a lot of headache heading into the Raw-exclusive PPV, WWE TLC. It’s that rare occasion where multiple superstars...