Beware the G.O.A.T. Roger Federer noted that he needed a few matches to get his engine going at the U.S. Open. He is now revving it up with back-to-back victories in straight sets. Federer, the No. 3 seed, only slowed for a medical timeout in between the second and third sets. By night’s end, he had strung together a 6-4, 6-2, 7-5 victory over Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber Monday at Arthur Ashe Stadium to reach the quarterfinals. “I think today more than before, I’m able to rush opponents and make them feel maybe more uncomfortable than maybe in the past,” Federer said. Asked about his brief departure from the court afterward, Federer maintained that he needed “a rub on my back, my bottom.” He showed no signs of discomfort after returning, moving nimbly. His serve was never broken, and he will square against Juan Martin del Potro, who survived a five-set match against Dominic Thiem in the fourth round, 1-6, 2-6, 6-1, 7-6(1), 6-4. “It’s a good match to look forward to,” Federer said. “Reminds me clearly of the 2009 finals that we had, which was an epic, too. I hope we can produce another good one.” In 2009, del Potro,… Read full this story
- The Latest: Federer rallies to reach Australian Open QFs
- Novak Djokovic, Milos Raonic into Australian Open quarterfinals
- The Latest: Bertens’ win closes women’s 3rd Rd in Australia
- Australian Open Glance: A Djokovic-Raonic QF showdown
- 2020 Australian Open: Live updates, results, stream, how to watch, scores, TV channel
- The Latest: Nadal beats Kyrgios to reach QFs in Australia
Roger Federer wins in straight sets, advances to U.S. Open quarterfinals have 262 words, post on www.nydailynews.com at September 4, 2017. This is cached page on Vietnam Dance. If you want remove this page, please contact us.