Due to rain second day of the U.S. Open was restricted to just nine matches.
Roger Federer for the first time since 2000, played pyatisetovy match in the first round of the American Helmet. The legendary Swiss suddenly faced with problems in the match with the young American Francis Tiago. At the end of the match Federer was not able to apply for an exit in the second round, but in the next game Tiago still gave the veteran starter the victory.
A little easier there was the first match of the tournament for the leader seeding of Rafael Nadal. The Spaniard in the match with Dusan Lajovic was close to losing the starting of the set, but managed to win with the account 3:5. In the future, the king of clay added and without any problems brought the match to the bitter end.
The results of the matches of the day in the men’s singles:
Rafael Nadal (Spain, 1) – Dusan Lajovic (Serbia) – 7:6, 6:2, 6:2
Roger Federer (Switzerland, 3) — Francis Tiago (USA) — 4:6, 6:2, 6:1, 1:6, 6:4
For the first time since 2005 and second time in the history of the US Open defending champion of the tournament she lost in the first round. Angelique Kerber without a chance
lost to 19-year-old Japanese woman Naomi Osaka. The defeat will cost Kerber in top-10 WTA rankings.
With the exit in the second round there were no problems the first racket of the world Carolina pliskova. Czech in two batches defeated Magda linette played 1 out of 10 break points.
The results of the matches of the day womens singles:
Leslie Kerkhove (Netherlands) – Sorana Cirstea (Romania) – 1:6, 3:6
Barbora Strycova (Czech, 23) – Misaki DOI (Japan) – 6:1, 6:3
Karolina Pliskova (Czechia, 1) – Magda Linette (Poland) – 6:2, 6:1
Naomi Osaka (Japan) – Angelique Kerber (Germany, 6) – 6:3, 6:1
Elena Ostapenko (Latvia, 12) – Lara Arruabarrena (Spain) – 6:2, 1:6, 6:1
Alice Mertens (Belgium) – Madison keys (USA, 15) — 3:6, 6:7
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