Peerless Federer rolls on with win over del Potro

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Former U.S. Open champion del Potro, buoyed by a large Argentine contingent who did their best to lift him with regular chants of 'ole, ole, ole', did not submit easily but one break in each set was enough for Federer to move on to the fourth round.

An 18th grand slam crown in a five-set thriller over long-time rival Rafa Nadal at the Australian Open in January has been the highlight of the still young season, but the past two weeks in the United States have been second to none.

Nick Kyrgios came out on top after a battle with Ivo Karlovic, the Australian winning 6-4 6-7(4) 7-6(2) to set up a meeting with 8th seed David Goffin, who beat Diego Schwartzman 4-6 6-3 7-5.

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