Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Elina Svitolina and other winners from Day 6 of US Open

Photos from Day 6 of the US Open that saw players like Roger Federer, Elina Svitolina and Rafael Nadal move into the round of 16

FP Sports September 03, 2017 17:44:58 IST
Five-time champion Roger Federer brushed aside 31st seed Feliciano Lopez 6-3, 6-3, 7-5 to take his career record against the Spaniard, playing a 63rd successive Grand Slam, to 13-0. AP
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Five-time champion Roger Federer brushed aside 31st seed Feliciano Lopez 6-3, 6-3, 7-5 to take his career record against the Spaniard, playing a 63rd successive Grand Slam, to 13-0. AP
Philipp Kohlschreiber, of Germany, reacts after defeating John Millman 7-5, 6-2, 6-4. The German will next face Federer, against whom he has never won a match in their previous 11 encounters. AP
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Philipp Kohlschreiber, of Germany, reacts after defeating John Millman 7-5, 6-2, 6-4. The German will next face Federer, against whom he has never won a match in their previous 11 encounters. AP
Nadal, 31, saw off Argentine lucky loser Leonardo Mayer 6-7 (3/7), 6-3, 6-1, 6-4, taking his record over the World No 59 to 4-0. He will next face Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov, against whom he is 6-2, for a place in the quarter-finals. AP
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Nadal, 31, saw off Argentine lucky loser Leonardo Mayer 6-7 (3/7), 6-3, 6-1, 6-4, taking his record over the World No 59 to 4-0. He will next face Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov, against whom he is 6-2, for a place in the quarter-finals. AP
Austrian sixth seed Dominic Thiem defeated France's Adrian Mannarino 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 to make the last 16 for the third time in four years. AP
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Austrian sixth seed Dominic Thiem defeated France's Adrian Mannarino 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 to make the last 16 for the third time in four years. AP
However, Thiem will first face Argentinian Juan Martin del Potro in the next round. The 2009 US Champion Potro beat Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3. 6-3, 6-4 . AP
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However, Thiem will first face Argentinian Juan Martin del Potro in the next round. The 2009 US Champion Potro beat Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3. 6-3, 6-4 . AP
Top seed Karolina Pliskova, the runner-up in 2016, triumphed 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 but was forced to save a match point in the 10th game of the second set and recover from a break down in the decider to win and hang on to her World No 1 ranking. AP
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Top seed Karolina Pliskova, the runner-up in 2016, triumphed 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 but was forced to save a match point in the 10th game of the second set and recover from a break down in the decider to win and hang on to her World No 1 ranking. AP
The biggest threat to Pliskova's run and ranking is the fourth seeded Elina Svitolina. The Ukrainian stayed in contention with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Shelby Rogers of the United States.
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The biggest threat to Pliskova's run and ranking is the fourth seeded Elina Svitolina. The Ukrainian stayed in contention with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Shelby Rogers of the United States.
Russia's Daria Kasatkina reached the last 16 of a major for the first time by seeing off French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko, the 12th seed, 6-3, 6-2. AP
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Russia's Daria Kasatkina reached the last 16 of a major for the first time by seeing off French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko, the 12th seed, 6-3, 6-2. AP
Madison Keys, of the United States, waves to the crowd after defeating Elena Vesnina, of Russia, despite losing the first set. She booked a round of 16 berth by defeating the Russian 2-6, 6-4, 6-1. AP
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Madison Keys, of the United States, waves to the crowd after defeating Elena Vesnina, of Russia, despite losing the first set. She booked a round of 16 berth by defeating the Russian 2-6, 6-4, 6-1. AP