Tennis - Federer into US Open third round

Tennis - Federer into US Open third round
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns to Sam Groth of Australia during their US Open 2014 men's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Center August 29, 2014 in New York. AFP PHOTO/Don Emmert (AFP Photo/DON EMMERT)

- Second seed and five-time champion Roger Federer reached the US Open third round on Friday with a 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 win over big-serving 104th-ranked Australian Sam Groth.

"You don't get much time to adjust," said Federer, who returned one 142 mph (228.53 km/h) Groth serve for a winner.

"He's a big server, my arm's still vibrating," added Federer, whose nine aces nevertheless topped Groth's eight.

Federer took his night session record to 24-1 with the win which earned him a clash with Spain's Marcel Granollers for a place in the last-16.