Roger Federer -03- (SUI) def Daniel Evans -58- (GBR)
Match recap from Arthur Ashe Stadium announcer Andy Taylor.
We all have bad days at work. Athletes are no different. This was a bad day at work for Dan Evans. He didn’t get a single break opportunity until set-3 – which he converted. But by then, the hemorrhage was near complete.
After a quick 80-minutes, Roger Federer advanced to his 17th consecutive Round of 16 match at the US Open. Last year, John Millman took-out the 5-time champ in Round-4. This year, Roger will get the 15-seed David Goffin – whom he defeated in Halle 2-months-ago to capture his 102nd career Single title.
NEXT:  David Goffin -15- (BEL) vs  Roger Federer -03- (SUI)
Round-3 Biography |  Roger Federer -03- (SUI)
He is arguably the greatest player in the history of the game. With 6 titles at the Australian Open, 1 Roland Garros victory, 8 Wimbledon crowns and 5 titles here in 2004, 05, 06, 07 and 08 – he owns a record 20 career Majors and the Career Grand Slam. He’s an Olympic Gold Medalist, a Davis Cup Champion, is a 2-time Laver Cup Champion with Team Europe, and has captured the year-end ATP Finals a record 6-times. This year, he’s won 3-titles, reached 5-Finals, and now owns a remarkable 103 career Singles titles in all. Ranked World #1 for a record 310 weeks, no other man has contested more Major Finals – last month’s thrilling, deciding-set championship match at Wimbledon was his 31st Grand Slam Final. From Basel, Switzerland – please welcome 7-time Finalist and 5-time US Open Champion, Roger Federer.
▲ R3: def Daniel Evans -58- (GBR) 62 62 61
▲ R2: def Damir Dzumhur -99- (BIH) 36 62 63 64
▲ R1: def [Q] Sumit Nagal -190- (IND) 46 61 62 64
Round-3 Biography | Daniel Evans -58- (GBR)
In 2013, this 29-year-old won his first two Grand Slam main-draw matches right here New York, upsetting World #12 Kei Nishikori in the 1st-Round. Earlier this year in Delray Beach, he earned his 3rd career win over a top-10 opponent, defeating John Isner to reach his 2nd ATP Tour-level Final. Ranked as high as World #41, he is a Davis Cup Champion. 4-years-ago, he helped lift his country to the Davis Cup title for the first time in 79-years. Competing in the 3rd-Round of the US Open for the 3rd-time – From Great Britain, please welcome Dan Evans.
▲ R2: def  Lucas Pouille -27- (FRA) 64 63 67(4) 64
▲ R1: def Adrian Mannarino -57- (FRA) 64 63 26 63
Head to Head
This was the 3rd meeting between these two players. Roger Federer won both of their previous matches, most recently in Round-2 of this year’s Australian Open.