Nadal cruises again; Kohlschreiber upsets No. 13 Isner wire reports

Rafael Nadal once again had no trouble at the US Open, while No. 22 seed Philipp Kohlschreiber upset top American John Isner.

Nadal, the second seed, posted his third straight-set victory, beating Ivan Dodig 6-4, 6-3, 6-3.

Nadal has faced only five break points, saving all of them, through three matches. But he doesn't think that's because he's serving particularly well.

"I am winning because I am playing well from the baseline and I am making the right decisions in the right moments," Nadal said.

He'll next face Kohlschreiber, who beat John Isner, at this stage for the second straight year. Isner's 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (5) loss means the host country has only one player left in the men's draw. Tim Smyczek, ranked 109th, plays his third-round match against 43rd-ranked Marcel Granollers on Sunday.

In Saturday's late match, five-time Open champion Roger Federer barely broke a sweat, ousting Adrian Mannarino 6-3, 6-0, 6-2.

Other men's action included fourth-seeded David Ferrer, who needed nearly three hours to down 172nd-ranked qualifier Mikhail Kukushkin 6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4. His next opponent is No. 18-seeded Janko Tipsarevic, who also took four sets to knock off 20-year-old American Jack Sock 3-6, 7-6 (1), 6-1, 6-2.

Eighth-seeded Richard Gasquet and No. 10 Milos Raonic set up another fourth-round matchup with victories.

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