Roger Federer found an imperious vein of form to crush tennis rebel Nick Kyrgios in the biggest men’s match of Labour Day Weekend. Federer pulled all the strokes out of his kitbag for an ecstatic audience on Arthur Ashe Stadium, including a range of delicate drop shots. The best one of all, though, was a flick around the netpost which reduced Kyrgios to open-mouthed admiration. The result was that Federer raced to a 6-4, 6-1, 7-5 victory in just 104 minutes against a demoralised Kyrgios, who at one point could be heard shouting “I need to hire a coach”. Federer’s reward was a very winnable-looking fourth-round match against another Australian – the less gifted but more focused John Millman. Kyrgios came out full of hope against a man he had previously taken to the wire in each of their three meetings on the tour. There was cheek, too, as he performed an imitation of the Federer service action while leading 40-0 in the fourth game. Playing his first best-of-five set match against this dangerous, unpredictable and bolshie opponent, Federer began nervously, shanking his first backhand way out of court and struggling to time the ball off that wing for the… Read full this story
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