Roger Federer rectified with an easy 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 win over Daniel Evans. After two unbelievably chaotic first matches, the Swiss negotiated their third round of the US Open on Friday. Has he changed his warm-up? " I did not change anything, I did the same thing He replied to Brad Gilbert's microphone on the court.
More in legs of entry, the 3rd world has never been worried on a court Arthur-Ashe where the game of shade and light is never easy to apprehend at the time of the lunch. But nothing could happen to him. He knew what to expect. In Australia, he had already beaten the Englishman. In April, he had trained with the Briton in Switzerland to prepare for the clay season. Daniel Evans's classic volleyball and slalom tennis suits him perfectly.
The world's 58th, winner of Lucas Puglia the day before and perhaps a little dull, lacked too much power to interfere with "RF". From the beginning of the game, he found himself in danger (three break points saved at 2-1) and he ended up cracking on his next commitment. Once the break in his pocket, the Swiss flew away.
48 winning strokes for only 19 unforced errors
In less than an hour, he was already leading two sets to zero. He was able to feast on some "chip and charge" school to make a clear copy (10 aces, 48 winners for only 19 unforced errors). Only tiny shadow on the board: a slight deconcentration to 6-2, 6-2, 2-0 with a break offered to his opponent on a direct foul forehand. But he took the next game and finished his "walk" in 1h20. In the round of 16, it looks more complicated against the Belgian David Goffin or Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta.