Dubai Open: Federer beats Ferrero

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:49 IST

Roger Federer saved two match points before squeezing past Juan Carlos Ferrero at the A.T.P. Tour's Dubai Open.

Dubai:

Top seed Roger Federer saved two match points before squeezing past Juan Carlos Ferrero at the A.T.P. Tour's Dubai Open on Thursday. The world number one took two hours 15 minutes to earn his 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 victory, saving match points at 6-4 in the tiebreak before claiming it 8-6. The Swiss star will face seventh seed Russian Mikhail Youzhny after the Russian beat Germany's Rainer Schuettler 7-5, 6-4 while Britain's Tim Henman set up a quarter-final meeting with Croatia's Ivan Ljubicic after a comfortable 7-6 (7-5), 6-1 victory over Igor Andreev of Russia. (AP)

Topics : Tennis David Ferrer Novak Djokovic Bernard Tomic Rafael Nadal Andy Murray Stanislas Wawrinka Roger Federer
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