Roger Federer learns US Open second round opponent as Mikhail Youzhny beats Blaz Kavcic
Roger Federer will face Mikhail Youzhny in the second round of the US Open after the Russian took out Blaz Kavcic in his opener.
Youzhny beat the Slovenian 6-3 5-7 6-4 6-3 in just over three hours and the 35-year-old will now have a challenge in ending a lengthy losing streak against the Swiss.
The Russian has lost all 16 of his meetings with the 19-time Grand Slam winner and he will be hard pushed to take out the 36-year-old in New York.
The world No. 3 was pushed hard in his opening match against 19-year-old American Frances Tiafoe, with the Swiss taken to five sets.
Ultimately, the... read more
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