Friday, May 18, 2012

Federer to play Seppi in Rome quarterfinal


Federer to play Seppi in Rome quarterfinal

Roger Federer defeated Juan Carlos Ferrero 6-2, 5-7, 6-1 to reach the quarterfinal at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome.

The Swiss had no problems in the opening set but then faced some resistance from the Spaniard, who extended the match after breaking for a 6-5 lead in the second set.

Roger rolled out to a 3-0 lead and added an insurance break in the sixth game to seal the win.

Federer next faces Andreas Seppi, who saved six match points to edge Stanislas Wawrinka 67(1) 76(6) 76(6).

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