U.S. Open 2011: Andy Roddick, Rafael Nadal, Donald Young Advance

Andy Roddick and Rafael Nadal punched tickets to the Round of 16 on Sunday at the US Open. And Donald Young followed suit.

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U.S. Open 2011: Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick Cruise In Straight Sets

The marquee matches of Sunday's U.S. Open action saw No. 2 Rafael Nadal and No. 21 Andy Roddick cruise into the fourth round. Nadal topped Argentina's David Nalbandian 7(7)-6(5), 6-1, 7-5, while Roddick downed Julien Benneteau of France 6-1, 6-4, 7(7)-6(2).

Nadal will get Gilles Muller of Luxembourg next. You'll hope Nadal recovers from whatever this was in time, or he may need to have the match relocated to his lair beneath the press conference table, which you'll be impressed to learn is regulation size.

Roddick draws No. 5 David Ferrer. Also, Roddick won, so he must be doing everything right and should continue doing the things he did that allowed him to win. If he loses, he'll need to remember what he did right and start doing those things instead.

For all of our U.S. Open coverage, head over to SB Nation Tennis. For the men's and women's draws check out our StoryStream.

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U.S. Open 2011: Donald Young Defeats Juan Ignacio Chela, Makes First Grand Slam Round Of 16

Donald Young has been one of the last best hopes of avoiding a lost generation in American men's tennis for some time. At the 2011 U.S. Open, he's made good on that talent and made his way to the second week of the Grand Slam tournament.

Young defeated Juan Ignacio Chela in straight sets, 7-5, 6-4, 6-3, on Sunday, earning passage to the round of 16 in a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in his young career.

Young, who turned 22 in July, has been dwelling in the lower reaches of the ATP Tour since 2007, when he first reached the top 100 of the ATP rankings, but had never made it past the second round of a major before the 2011 U.S. Open. Now, Young will face either fourth-seeded Andy Murray or Feliciano Lopez for the right to make his first Grand Slam quarterfinal.

For all of our U.S. Open coverage, head over to SB Nation Tennis. For the men's and women's draws check out our StoryStream.

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U.S. Open 2011 Schedule: Andy Roddick, Rafael Nadal In Action Sunday

Andy Roddick, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal are all in action on Sunday at the US Open.

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