Federer survives five-set test against injury hobbled YouzhnyWozniacki criticises scheduling of Sharapova at US OpenEdmund to let it all out after finding his inner battle cry 12.13am BST Gael Monfils is through to the third round after surviving a five-set test against Donald Young on Grandstand. With Young serving at 5-all, the American fell behind love-30 on a unforced error and a botched volley. After scratching back for 30-all, a double fault gave Monfils a break point, which Young saved when the Frenchman mishit a forehand. Young went on to save a second break point on another unforced error by the No18 seed, but third time unlucky for the American as an overcooked forehand gave Monfils the crucial break. Monfils then blazed through his service game, punctuating matters with a 129mph service winner and a 130mph ace down the middle on match point. That sets up a third-round clash between Monfils and the winner of the David Goffin-Guido Pella match.And with that, we’ll say goodbye. Do check back in an hour and a half – or thereabouts – for our game-by-game coverage of tonight’s night-session match between Rafael Nadal and Taro Daniel. 11.51pm BST Another American is out as the wild card Taylor Fritz falls to No6 seed Dominic Thiem on Armstrong. Fritz had rallied from two sets down to lead 5-4, where he had three break-point chances on Thiem’s racket. But the Austrian saved them all and went on to break Fritz in the final game to advance to the third round, where he will face No30 seed Adrian Mannarino of France. It’s not as if Fritz didn’t have his chances: he was 2-for-18 on break points on the day. Continue reading…

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