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Rafael Nadal

US Open 2013: Rafael Nadal drops first set but comes through against Philipp Kohlschreiber

The second seed advances to the quarter-finals

Roger Federer pictured in his defeat at the US Open

US Open 2013: Roger Federer admits he 'self-destructed' in shock fourth round defeat to Tommy Robredo

The former world number one had been dreaming of a sixth US Open title

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are just one win each away from each other

US Open: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal head for first New York clash

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have never met at the US Open, but the Swiss and the Spaniard are now just one win each away from a mouth-watering quarter-final  showdown for the ages.

Laura Robson took too long to find her rhythm against Li Na

US Open: Li Na punishes Laura Robson's slow start to prevent repeat shock

The weather at the US Open is often unpredictable but to Laura Robson's regret lightning did not strike twice here today.

Rafael Nadal
Roger Federer won his match against Grega Zemlja

US Open 2013: Roger Federer impresses with victory over Carlos Berlocq

The five-time champion is seeded only seventh

US Open 2013: Andy Murray set for Leonardo Mayer test

Scot hoping to advance to third round

US Open 2013: Novak Djokovic delighted with convincing victory

World number one in line to play Andy Murray in the semi-finals

Roger Federer won his match against Grega Zemlja

US Open 2013: Roger Federer eases into second round with straight-sets victory over Grega Zemlja

Swiss through, but the tournament lost two of tennis' rising stars in the first round as Grigor Dimitrov and Jerzy Janowicz were sent packing

Rafael Nadal

US Open 2013: Rafael Nadal delighted to make winning return

The Spaniard is the second seed at Flushing Meadows

Laura Robson is seeded No 30 at the US Open

US Open 2013: Andy Murray must wait to begin defence - but Brits Robson and Evans in action on opening day

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will also play today

Andy Murray is poised to be knocked off his perch as No 2 in the world after Rafael Nadal continued his amazing recovery from injury to win the Cincinnati Masters

Cincinnati Masters: Andy Murray loses world No 2 ranking to Rafael Nadal after Spaniard beats John Isner in final

Victoria Azarenka took the women's title in the US Open warm-up event

Roger Federer recovered from a slow start to beat Tommy Haas

Cincinnati Masters: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to resume rivalry in quarter-final

The pair will be vying for a place in the semi-final

Roger Federer recovered from a slow start to beat Tommy Haas

Cincinnati Masters: Roger Federer survives early scare to defeat Tommy Haas

Roger Federer has often come good at the Cincinnati Masters and the former world No 1 remained on course to win the title for the sixth time, beating Tommy Haas 1-6, 7-5, 6-3.

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