Three-time champion Nadal returned from an extended rest to dispose of 170th-ranked South Korean qualifier Chung Hyeon 6-3, 6-4, 6-2, having benefited from three days off after a walkover.
"As I don't know if I will be playing, I don't know the requirements", added Federer, in reference to the truth that a sure variety of Davis Cup appearances are required earlier than a participant has computerized entry to the Video games.
"I was worn out", he said.
Get the Star's Sports Headlines newsletter for a daily round-up of the latest big news. "Played right at the important moments and that was that", he said. This is what I practice for, to play these matches."Dimitrov never looked back after grabbing the first break of the match at 5-6 in the opening set".
Federer retorted that he was "sick and exhausted of it", saying any complaints should be directed to tournament organisers and television networks for scheduling. "I didn't know how my body would react". The renowned night owl at Flushing Meadows said he could offer only his preferences to the schedule makers.
"That's tennis. It's entertainment, and the show must go on", Federer said after his 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 win.
"I understand there were concerns to have a taste".
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I was just really impressed with the way she was serving towards the end of the match, how well she was returning. That sounds scripted - actually, I'd rather not be tested in every match.
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"Brits maybe need a little bit of sun sometimes", Federer joked in his on-court interview.
Federer, 38, allowed Evans just six points on his serve in the first set, and then won his next five service games at love to take the second set and go 1-0 up in the third. Following somewhat lackluster four-set defeats of Sumit Nagal and Damir Dzumhur, the third-ranked Swiss picked up the pace to destroy Damir Dzumhur 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 in one hour and 20 minutes.
Federer, who is seeking a record-extending 21st Grand Slam title, also pointed out that whatever time Evans finished his second-round match he was always going to be at a disadvantage.
"I don't remember that I asked for something", Federer said Friday shortly after eliminating Evans - who had been forced to play the previous day due to Wednesday's rainout - in a stress-free, three-set match that launched the day program at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
"Over time I got very comfortable and very confident". De Minaur, a 20-year-old Australian who has won two tour events this year, including last month's hard-court tuneup in Atlanta, outlasted Nishikori from the baseline and took advantage of his opponent's 60 unforced errors.
On a day that defending men's champion Novak Djokovic pulled out of his match because of a problematic left shoulder, the good news for Williams as she pursues a seventh championship at Flushing Meadows and 24th Grand Slam singles title overall is that, while she reached the quarterfinals by beating No. 22 seed Petra Martic 6-3, 6-4 despite the ankle issue, No. 2 Ash Barty and No. 3 Karolina Pliskova both exited her side of the bracket Sunday.