Nadal makes shocking exit from US Open, Federer, Murray cruise into fourth round

nadalwinsromemastersNew York: In a shocking loss, Rafael Nadal went down fighting to Italian Fabio Fognini in the fourth round of the US Open in the early hours of Saturday morning in New York.

The Italian beat the Spaniard this year 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 in one of the best matches of the season in 3hr., 46 min., battle, ending Nadal’s streak of winning at least one Grand Slam title a year for 10 straight years.

Meanwhile, Andy Murray moved into the fourth round with a 6-3, 6-2, 7-5 victory against Thomaz Bellucci on Saturday night, while Roger Federer needed just one hour and 33 minutes to dispatch Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday at the US Open.