Federer Sets Quarterfinal Record
Roger Federer easily beat Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3, 6-2, 7-5 to reach his 28th consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinal. Federer will next play either Gael Monfils or David Ferrer. Novak Djokovic had an easier time than some people expected with Richard Gasquet. Djokovic won 6-4, 6-4, 6-2.
Jelena Jankovic lost to defending champion Francesca Schiavone in three sets 6-3, 2-6, 6-4.
After losing the 2008 Wimbledon final, Roger Federer’s critics called it a career. He was finished and wouldn’t win another Slam. That lasted all of 2 months. Federer beat Andy Murray for the US Open title in September. Federer did lose the Australian Open title and broke down in the trophy presentation. Roger fought through [...]
Defending champion John Isner will be back to seek a third ATP tennis title in Auckland in January.
Hong Kong's first WTA tennis tournament in more than 20 years suffered a major blow on Sunday with main drawcard Eugenie Bouchard withdrawing on medical advice after suffering from the heat at the U.S. China's Peng Shuai, who advanced to the semi-finals at Flushing Meadows, was also a late withdrawal after she was forced to abandon her New York clash with Caroline Wozniacki after also suffering ...