US Open: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal advance; Angelique Kerber crashes out

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Roger Federer defeated Frances Tiafoe in a thrilling first round encounter at the US Open. (AFP)

Roger Federer defeated Frances Tiafoe in a thrilling first round encounter at the US Open. (AFP)

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Frances Tiafoe reacts after breaking Roger Federer during the US Open first-round encounter. (AP)

Frances Tiafoe reacts after breaking Roger Federer during the US Open first-round encounter. (AP)

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Roger Federer edged 19-year-old American Frances Tiafoe 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4 in a compelling first-round contest . (AP)

Roger Federer edged 19-year-old American Frances Tiafoe 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4 in a compelling first-round contest . (AP)

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Frances Tiafoe congratulates Roger Federer of Switzerland after their match on Day Two of the 2017 US Open. (AFP)

Frances Tiafoe congratulates Roger Federer of Switzerland after their match on Day Two of the 2017 US Open. (AFP)

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Japan’s Naomi Osaka crushed defending champion Angelique Kerber 6-3,6-1 in their first round match. (AFP)

Japan’s Naomi Osaka crushed defending champion Angelique Kerber 6-3,6-1 in their first round match. (AFP)

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Angelique Kerber’s disappointing run continued as it was the 2nd time that she lost in the first round of a Grand Slam this year. (REUETRS)

Angelique Kerber’s disappointing run continued as it was the 2nd time that she lost in the first round of a Grand Slam this year. (REUETRS)

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Japan’s Naomi Osaka serves the ball to Germany’s Angelique Kerber during their 2017 US Open Women's Singles match. (AFP)

Japan’s Naomi Osaka serves the ball to Germany’s Angelique Kerber during their 2017 US Open Women's Singles match. (AFP)

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Rafael Nadal of Spain in action against Dusan Lajovic of Serbia & Montenegro during their first round match at US Open. (AFP)

Rafael Nadal of Spain in action against Dusan Lajovic of Serbia & Montenegro during their first round match at US Open. (AFP)

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Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (6), 6-2, 6-2 in the first round. (AFP)

Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (6), 6-2, 6-2 in the first round. (AFP)

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Alexander Zverev of Germany defeated Darian King in straight sets 7-6, 7-5, 6-4. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) (AP)

Alexander Zverev of Germany defeated Darian King in straight sets 7-6, 7-5, 6-4. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) (AP)

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Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic reacts after defeating Magda Linette of Poland in their first round Women's Singles match. (AFP)

Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic reacts after defeating Magda Linette of Poland in their first round Women's Singles match. (AFP)

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Marin Cilic of Croatia in action during his first round Men's Singles match against Tennys Sandgren of the United States. (AFP)

Marin Cilic of Croatia in action during his first round Men's Singles match against Tennys Sandgren of the United States. (AFP)

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