Roger Federer stuns crowd, Nick Kyrgios with unbelievable shot around net post

039;You feel immense pressure'- Roger Federer recalls success as 19-year-old

Following his three-set win over Nick Kyrgios at the US Open, Federer was asked about the type of things he tries to do or avoid before a match and revealed his fondness for being on time.

Five-time champion Roger Federer pulled out all the stops in a 6-4, 6-1, 7-5 victory over Australian Nick Kyrgios on Saturday to reach the fourth round of the US Open. When Federer returned a shot around the net post for a victor (the best shot of the tournament, by far), Kyrgios' jaw dropped and could not help but marvel at Federer's skill. It was the on-a-full-sprint, drop-shot-retrieving, flick-from-a-few-inches-off-the-ground, forehand-around-the-net-post, jaw-dropping victor that Federer conjured up a few games from the conclusion of the 6-4, 6-1, 7-5 tour de force in the third round Saturday.

Federer had the luxury of a two-set lead when the two produced their most entertaining exchanges.

Federer dropped just eight points on his first serve in 15 games, recorded 51 winners to 24 unforced errors and saved all four break points he faced in a peerless display of shot-making.

Federer said: "You feel like you have to be the consistent guy rather than the flashy guy, just because he has a tendency to throw in the odd shot that you just don't normally see on the tour". "He came out firing a lot of aces and feeling good".

A double bagel (in the third round of a Grand Slam), some major upsets and a Nick Kyrgios-Roger Federer clash - what a way to kick off Labor Day weekend at the US Open! "Say something else", Kyrgios said towards his box. When you go out on court, I think it's about engaging in a battle.

The second-seeded Federer advanced to the Round of 16 with the victory.

However, he has only one grand slam quarter-final appearance to his credit, at this year's French Open, and he's now 4-4 at Flushing Meadows.

Five of the pair's previous six sets contested had gone to tiebreakers, but it was clear Federer was up for this one.

Two seeded men lost in the afternoon to unseeded opponents: No. 4 Alexander Zverev and No. 17 Lucas Pouille.

The 29-year-old Millman earned his own shot at Federer on Monday with a breakthrough 6-4 4-6 6-1 6-3 third-round win over Mikhail Kukushkin.

Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam victor and worth an estimated £339.4million, could employ numerous people to help ensure he makes it on time for his matches.

Kohlschreiber next meets 2014 runner-up Kei Nishikori, who got past No. 13 Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 6-4, 5-7, 6-1.

Meanwhile, Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber has been eliminated, leaving none of this year's Grand Slam winners left in the U.S. Open.

In all just three of the top 10 women made it through to the fourth round, although Kerber didn't blame a domino effect for her departure. "Other big shots I remember, with Andy (Roddick), the counter-smash, and of course the between-the-legs here with Novak (Djokovic)".

Sixth-seeded Caroline Garcia of France also departed, beaten 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) by Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro, and Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova sprang a surprise, too, with a 7-6 (7/4), 2-6, 7-6 (7/1) victory over 13th-seeded Belgian Kiki Bertens.



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