Federer breezes, advances to quarterfinals

Updated: 08 September 2009 17:18 IST

No. 1 Roger Federer has won his 38th straight match at the US Open, moving into the quarterfinals with a victory over No. 14 Tommy Robredo.

New York:

No. 1 Roger Federer has won his 38th straight match at the US Open, moving into the quarterfinals with a victory over No. 14 Tommy Robredo.

Federer, in search of his sixth straight title at Flushing Meadows, split the first 10 games against his Spanish opponent Monday, then won 14 of the next 18 for a 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 victory. He was off the court in 1 hour, 48 minutes.

His next match will come against No. 12 Robin Soderling, whom he beat in straight sets earlier this year in the French Open final to complete his career Grand Slam.

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