NEW YORK (AP) Fourth-seeded David Ferrer quickly closed out his match after dropping a set to reach the third round at the U.S. Open.
The Spaniard beat countryman Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-2 on Thursday. The second set took an hour, then Ferrer needed just 66 minutes to win the last two.
The French Open runner-up has reached at least the quarterfinals at seven straight major tournaments.
Ferrer had 20 unforced errors in the second set, 25 in the other three combined. The 64th-ranked Bautista Agut was making his U.S. Open debut.