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US Open 2015: Roger Federer and Andy Murray through to the third round 

Roger Federer eases through to the third round of the US Open 2015.

While Roger Federer, had an easy way through to the third round after straight sets victory over Steve Darcis 6-1, 6-2, 6-1. Meanwhile, Andy Murray had his work cut out as he came back from 2 sets down against Adrian Mannarino to claim the next three sets 5-7, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-1.

Roger Federer was absolutely on the top of his game hitting 11 aces and 46 winners. Federer continued his rich vein of form and was dictating play right from the beginning of the first set. The Swiss maintained 70% of his first serve and won 19 of his 29 net points. While the world no.2 managed to convert 7 of his 19 breakpoints the Belgian failed to break the Swiss serve at least once.

Roger Federer vs Steve Darcis match statistics:

S. Darcis

 

R. Federer

2

Aces

11

54%

First serves in

70%

2

Double faults

1

9/14

Net points won

19/29

0/1

Break points won

7/19

8

Winners

46

18

Unforced errors

25

Andy Murray survives the scare, comes back from 2 sets down to emerge on the top

Andy Murray had a tough second round as he came back from 2 sets down to register a place in the third round. The Frenchman Adrian Mannarino gave Andy Murray a stern test in the second round by taking the opening two sets and was dominating the match to the fullest. However, Murray held his nerve and fought his way back into the match.

Murray was impressive with his serving hitting 21 aces and hitting 45 aces. Murray’s net game wasn’t much effective as his previous rounds winnings just 10 out of 18 points. Mannarino made 61 unforced errors in the entire match which were the main root cause for his defeat.

Adrian Mannarino vs Andy Murray:

A.Mannarino

 

A.Murray

5

Aces

21

10

Double faults

2

58%

First serve in

59%

26/38

Net points won

10/18

3/7

Break points won

7/24

45

Winners

45

61

Unforced errors

35

 

Day 4 men’s singles results:

Thomaz Bellucci (30), Brazil, def. Yoshihito Nishioka, Japan, 6-0, 6-3, 6-4.

Stan Wawrinka (5), Switzerland, def. Chung Hyeon, South Korea, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4), 7-6 (6).

Ruben Bemelmans, Belgium, def. Jack Sock (28), United States, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3, 2-1, retired.

Viktor Troicki (22), Serbia, def. Rajeev Ram, United States, 7-6 (10), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.

Dominic Thiem (20), Austria, def. Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, 6-4, 6-4, 1-0 (15-0), retired.

John Isner (13), United States, def. Mikhail Youzhny, Russia, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

Donald Young, United States, def. Aljaz Bedene, Britain, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2.

Jiri Vesely, Czech Republic, def. Ivo Karlovic (21), Croatia, 7-6 (3), 3-6, 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (4).

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (31), Spain, def. Nicolas Mahut, France, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7 (4), 6-1.

Kevin Anderson (15), South Africa, def. Austin Krajicek, United States, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.

Andy Murray (3), Britain, def. Adrian Mannarino, France, 5-7, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-1.

Tomas Berdych (6), Czech Republic, def. Jurgen Melzer, Austria, 7-6 (2), 6-1, 6-3.

Philipp Kohlschreiber (29), Germany, def. Lukas Rosol, Czech Republic, 7-6 (4), 6-2, 6-2.

Roger Federer (2), Switzerland, def. Steve Darcis, Belgium, 6-1, 6-2, 6-1.

Richard Gasquet (12), France, def. Robin Haase, Netherlands, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-4.

Bernard Tomic (24), Australia, def. Lleyton Hewitt, Australia, 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 5-7, 7-5.

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