Roger Federer into world tour semi-finals after defeating Juan Martin Del Potro

Updated: 09 November 2013 22:52 IST

Federer had only once failed to reach the last four in 11 previous appearances at the prestigious season-ending event and he recovered from a set and a break down, and then 3-0 down in the final set, to subdue the Argentine fourth seed and maintain his impressive record.

London:

Roger Federer staged a superb fightback to reach the semi-finals of the ATP World Tour Finals with a 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 7-5 victory over Juan Martin del Potro on Saturday.

Federer had only once failed to reach the last four in 11 previous appearances at the prestigious season-ending event and he recovered from a set and a break down, and then 3-0 down in the final set, to subdue the Argentine fourth seed and maintain his impressive record.

The six-time Tour Finals champion qualified in second place in Group B behind Novak Djokovic and will face world number one Rafael Nadal in Sunday's semi-finals at London's O2 Arena.

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