One of the great rivalries in sport, Federer, a five-time US Open victor and Nadal, twice champion, have clashed 37 times over the years but never have they stood across the net on Flushing Meadows' hardcourts. Babos took the opening set 7-6 (4).
However, his poor form returned in a 23-minute fourth set when his serve and the accuracy of his trusty one-handed backhand completely deserted him.
Under pressure, and facing the prospect of a first-ever first-round loss in New York, Federer managed to secure an early break in the fifth set but could not secure victory over the world No 70 when he served for the match at 5-3.
"We had a good fight", Federer said in an on-court interview. "So I believe this is going to give me great confidence in the body and also in my game because preparation was a big compromise".
Federercloses proceedings on centre court, which was equipped with a roof a year ago that could prove helpful as rain might disrupt the action at Flushing Meadows.
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The Swiss star who has never lost before the third round at the US Open will now look to continue that streak when he meets Slovakia's Blaz Kavcic or Russian Mikhail Youzhny in the second round. Federer went up 3-1, then got broken while serving for the match at 5-3. "I was being too cautious with my movement".
"Then in the second set, it all started to come together".
"He won by the skin of his teeth", Tiafoe said afterwards. "I'd imagine I was playing against Rafa or Roger in the US Open, that those guys were just on the other side of the wall".
The Arthur Ashe Stadium reached fever-pitch as both players stepped out for the final set, and it was Federer who broke first against an opponent who was playing in just the third five-set match of his career. In 2017, he is 36-3 with five titles, including the Australian Open and Wimbledon, where Federer won every set he played across seven matches while collecting his record eighth trophy at the All England Club and 19th Grand Slam championship overall. "My hope and belief is that it's only going to get better". I didn't think it was that bad and when the crowd got into it it was really cool.
As for the visitors, Mauricio Pellegrino's side drew their opener to Swansea City and won their last game to West Ham United. A step-up in Premier League quality is what David Wagner expected from Southampton and the Terriers manager got just that.
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Against Sharapova , she took a set and change to steady herself mentally but charged back in the middle of the second set. Halep connected on 67 percent of her first serves, but not enough of them were effective enough to frustrate Sharapova .
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