Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki advanced in late-night matches Monday during play in the U.S. Open Tennis Championships at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing.
Federer had to wait until nearly midnight to begin play. When he did, though, he made quick work of uan Monaco of Argentina 6-1, 6-2, 6-0. The match began at 11:50 p.m. ET, and Federer finished it at 1:15 a.m. Federer, seeded third, will meet Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarterfinals. Tsonga defeated Federer at Wimbledon.
On the women’s side, the top-seeded Wozniacki lost the first set to No. 15 Svetlana Kuznetsova and trailed 4-1 in the second set before rallying. She ended up with a hard-fought 6-7 (6-8), 7-5, 6-1 victory in a match that took 3 hours, 2 minutes to complete.
You can find the complete schedule of play on the tournament’s official website.
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