Friday, March 2, 2012
Ten times they have faced in the circuit, ten victories for Roger Federer against Feliciano Lopez . The Toledo, wrapped in the stands by coach Alberto Berasategui , showed a good level at the start of match, the Swiss master tuteando both at the bottom of track and in the art of topspin and volley. However, when the set came to a head, it was Federer who stepped on the accelerator. Feli had to save two break balls with (15-40) in the tenth game, to end up giving your service, and thus the set-in on your next service. In the eighth game, both players were with the service firm. Federer was in the octvo game and his first chance to rest, who put the nail to a party that reflected a 7-5, 6-3 in favor of the Basel after an hour and a playroom. In the quarterfinals, Federer will face the Russian Mikhail Youzhny , who got rid of American Mardy Fish by a score of 6-2, 7-6 (0) after one hour and forty-seven minutes. Federer and Youzhny have met 11 times, always with the Swiss victory.
In the quarter-final derby will enjoy a Serb, who faces Novak Djkokovic , world No. 1 and current defending champion, and Janko Tipsarevic . The first beat Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky by a score of 7-6 (5), 6-3 after an hour and a half of play in a duel in which 'Nole' managed to raise a mini-break in the first set and a side 1-3 in the second act, while Janko bowed to Italian Flavio Cipolla by a score of 6-7 (2), 6-1, 6-1 after two hours and fifteen minutes of play. Djokovic and Tipsarevic have faced to date four times, with a record of 3-1 in favor of the first.
Also on the top of the table will play the semifinals go to British Andy Murray and Czech Tomas Berdych , third and fifth seed in the tournament. While Murray won the Swiss Marco Chiudinelli by a score of 6-3 and 6-4 after one hour and twenty minutes, Berdych defeated Slovakian Lukas Lacko by a score of 6-1 and 6-2 after one hour and nine minutes.
Meanwhile, Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro defeated the Kazakh Andrey Golubev (6-4, 6-2).
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