Rafael Nadal has struggled in the opening two rounds of the US Open, as he continues to push for his second Grand Slam title in 2017.  In the third round he was pushed to four sets by Leonardo Mayer, after losing the first set, Nadal fought hard and beat Mayer 6-7 6-3 6-1 6-4.  Roger Federer has had an even harder time, his opening two rounds were met with tough resistance from his opponents, both his matches were taken to five sets.


Roger Federer beat Feliciano Lopez 6-3 6-3 7-5

David Goffin beat Gael Monfils 7-5 5-1 (Monfils retired)

Dominic Thiem beat Adrian Mannarino 7-5 6-3 6-4

Alexander Dolgopolov beat Viktor Troicki 6-1 6-0 6-4

Mischa Zverev beat John Isner 6-4 6-3 7-6

Kevin Anderson beat Borna Coric 6-4 6-3 6-2

Diego Schwartzman beat Marin Cilic 4-6 7-5 7-5 6-4

Women’s Singles:

Maria Sharapova beat Sofia Kenin 7-5 6-2

venus Williams beat Aleksandra Krunic 6-3 6-3

Sloane Stephens beat Ashleigh Barty 6-2 6-4

Garbine Muguruza beat Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1 6-1

Karolina Pliskova beat Zhang Shuai 3-6 7-5 6-4

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