Result: James Blake makes round three in New York

James Blake
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James Blake beats Marcel Granollers in straight sets to put the American veteran in the third round of the US Open.

American veteran James Blake gave the home crowd something to shout about with a straight-sets victory in the second round of the US Open.

Blake rolled back the years to earn a comfortable victory over 24th seed Marcel Granollers in straight sets at Flushing Meadows.

The Spaniard struggled early on and never recovered, losing to the 32-year-old 6-1 6-4 6-2 in under two hours.

Blake now faces Canadian Milos Raonic in the third round as he goes in search of his first ever Grand Slam quarter-final.

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