Federer 4-1 Kohlschreiber. Once again, the talented Kohlschreiber continues to showcase a whole lot of his ability. First he pounces on a Federer second serve with a combination of lethal forehands. He then conjures up another break point with a brilliantly improvised volley lob. But on each break point, Federer finds a brilliant first serve in a sight almost as impressive as those two second service games.
Philipp Kohlschreiber - Roger Federer
US Open men - 5 September 2015
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Federer 3-1 Kohlschreiber. Such is Federer's current level, it's already taking something special to get a game by him. The German pulls off a brilliant angled drop volley, and sweeps up his first hold shortly after.
Federer 3-0 Kohlschreiber. Practically before Kohlschreiber withdraws his exasperated arms from above his head, Federer is already walking to his seat with another hold sealed in a flash. Early days, but already some brilliance from the champion.
Federer 2-0 Kohlschreiber. The second seed pretty much picks up where he left off two days ago, flitting through his opening service game in a flash. Shortly after, he marks Kohlschreiber's opener with a violent break. The German puts his hands out in exasperation at the uneven shadows across the court, but his real problem is the guy across the net.
It's Roger Federer time! The Swiss maestro is ready and set to get us underway in a tricky tussle against Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber.