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Watch: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic advance to third round of U.S. Open

Watch: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic advance to third round of U.S. Open

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Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic both won their second round matches Thursday at the U.S. Open in New York, and could be on a path to challenge each other in a quarterfinal matchup. The No. 2-ranked Federer dominated earlier in the day, defeating Benoit Paire 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Later on, No. 6-ranked Djokovic beat the United States' Tennys Sandgren in four sets. Federer advances to the Round of 32 to take on Australia's Nick Kyrgios, who rallied to take three straight sets against Pierre-Hughes Herbert after losing in the opening set on Thursday. Djokovic will take on Richard Gasquet, who outlasted Laslo Djere 6-3, 7-6, 6-3 in the second round. No. 7 Marin Cilic and No. 4 Alexander Zverev moved on to the Round of 32 after strong performances. Cilic defe...
Frampton vs Jackson LIVE: Frampton wins with ninth round stoppage, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury confirm fight

Frampton vs Jackson LIVE: Frampton wins with ninth round stoppage, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury confirm fight

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Frampton speaking ringside: “The atmosphere was special. It made my dreams come true. “Unbelievable night from start to finish. It was his corner who threw the towel in – he would’ve stayed in as long as possible. “I was nervous. And I’m not usually nervous until the changing rooms. I was trying to eat a bit of chicken and my hand was shaking. Less said about chicken the better, by the way. “I would love to be a world champion again”. Josh Warrington: “He looks fast, he looks very relaxed. Coming into a big fight like this with that expectation, you have that pressure. I’m looking for that fight.” Let's block ads! (Why?) talkSPORT
Celtic 1-1 AEK Athens: Bhoys held by Greeks in first leg of Champions League third qualifying round

Celtic 1-1 AEK Athens: Bhoys held by Greeks in first leg of Champions League third qualifying round

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HOOPS SETBACK The Hoops were unable to take advantage of Konstantinos Galanopoulos' sending off in the second-half and now need a result in the second leg Celtic’s attempts to qualify for the Champions League group stage suffered a huge setback after only managing a 1-1 draw against AEK Athens in the first leg of their third round qualifier at Celtic Park. The Bhoys started the game well and took the lead through Callum McGrgegor’s drive on 17 minutes. McGregor celebrates his first-half strike But that good work was undone two minutes before the break when Victor Klonaridis fired in a breakaway equaliser. The visitors were reduced to ten men in the 57th minute when Konstantinos Galanopoulos picked up a second yellow card from...
Washington Open: Andy Murray beats Kyle Edmund to reach third round

Washington Open: Andy Murray beats Kyle Edmund to reach third round

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Former world number one Andy Murray took another big step in his comeback from hip surgery by beating fellow Briton Kyle Edmund in the second round of the Washington Open.Three-time Grand Slam champion Murray beat British number one Edmund 7-6 (7-4) 1-6 6-4.He will play Romania's Marius Copil in the third round. "It was much better, just in terms of the way I actually played the match," said the Scot, 31."Regardless of the result, we wanted to at least be dictating more points, trying to use my forehand, be closer to the baseline. "I think I did that, especially in some of the important moments in the third set. I was being more offensive."Konta reaches third round in CaliforniaLive scores, s...
Open Championship 2018 tee times: What is the order of play for third round at Carnoustie?

Open Championship 2018 tee times: What is the order of play for third round at Carnoustie?

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The Open Championship is underway for its 147th edition, and you can listen to live commentary on talkSPORT 2. This year’s Championships will run from Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, July 22. American duo Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner are joint leaders on six-under as we head into what promises to be an action-packed day three, with England’s Tommy Fleetwood just a shot behind. Rory McIlroy is also a great position just a shot adrift of Fleetwood, and 2016 Masters champion Danny Willett remains well placed on two-under. But how will they fare on Saturday? See the order of play for day three at Carnoustie below… Getty Defending champion Jordan Spieth is also in a great position at three-under after two ro...