US Open: Federer advances to third round, Tsonga oustedNew York: World number 1. Roger Federer advanced into the third round of the US Open after he defeated Bjorn Phau 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 here at the Flushing Meadows last night.

Federer in race for his 18th singles Grand Slam Trophy raced past his opponents in 90th minutes will now meet Spain’s Fernando Verdasco who thrashed Albert Ramos 7-6 (7-4), 5-7, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4.

Meanwhile, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, a contender at the tournament ended his campaign after a 6-4, 1-6, 6-1, 6-4 to Slovak Martin Klizan.
James Blake hammered Marcel Granollers 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 Marcel Granollers.

Other results:
Jack Sock bt Flavio Cipolla 6-2, 6-2, 6-4.
Nicolas Almagro bt German Philipp Petzschner 6-3, 5-7, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.
Marin Cilic bt German Daniel Brands 6-3, 6-2, 5-7, 4-6, 7-5. 
Milos Raonic bt Paul-Henri Mathieu 7-5, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4).

By Indian Sports News Network