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Tuesday 04 Sep 2018 02.09 PM

Roger Federer stuns crowd and Nick Kyrgios with ace shot

Roger Federer, US Open, Nick Kyrgios

Roger Federer's third round clash against Nick Kyrgios at the US Open had all the elements for an exciting game of tennis. The Swiss international, who is in the quest for his six US Open crown progressed to the fourth round after outclassing Nick Kyrgios 6-4, 6-1, 7-5 in straight sets.

The highlight of the game came in the third set when Kyrgios was just a point away from going 4-3 before Roger Federer produced a moment of magic.

The Australian player dropped a shot which was chased down by Federer by sending the ball around nets, earning a standing ovation from the packed crowd as well as a jaw-dropping expression from Kyrgios.

According to the rules of tennis, for a shot to count, a player can hit the ball over or around the net, as long it lands in the opponent's court.

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