Day one at the US Open saw the exit of both British women's hopes Johanna Konta and Heather Watson.
Eight Brits in the main draw, three reaching the second seek, it has been quite a fortnight for British Tennis in the Big Apple.
The 2014 finalist at Flushing Meadows recaptured that similar form as he fought back from two sets to one down to defeat the world number two for just the second time.
The third seed suffered a third set wobble but recovered to book his place in the quarterfinals at Flushing Meadows for a fifth time.
The defending champion needed just one hour and 55 minutes and only dropped seven games as he booked his place in the quarterfinals.
The British number one raced through her third round match, winning in under an hour on the Grandstand court.
The world number two booked his place in the third round with a straight sets victory on a rain interrupted day in New York.
The British number one suffered a scare on court with breathing difficulties in the brutal heat as she advanced to the third round in three sets.