While You Were Sleeping: Roger Federer Narrowly Escapes U.S. Open First-Round Exit

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The U.S. Open didn’t disappoint Tuesday, despite missing some of the biggest stars in tennis.

Roger Federer was pushed to the brink by 70th-ranked 19-year-old Frances Tiafoe, eventually winning in a tightly contested fifth set. Federer has never lost in the opening round of the U.S. Open in his entire career.

Check out the video above for more on what happened in the world of sports while you were sleeping, presented by Bedgear.

Thumbnail photo via Geoff Burke/USA TODAY Sports

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