Roger Federer rallies to reach Swiss quarterfinals

first_imgView comments Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? LATEST STORIES Second-seeded Alexander Zverev also went through to the last eight with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Alexei Popyrin, but third-seeded Marin Cilic was beaten 7-5, 7-6 (2) by Marius Copil.There were also wins for Stefanos Tsitsipas, Daniil Medvedev, Roberto Bautista Agut and Taylor Fritz.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew BUY: Fedegraphica: A Graphic Biography of the Genius of Roger FedererThe 37-year-old Federer next meets Gilles Simon of France, who knocked out Ernests Gulbis of Latvia 7-6 (4), 7-6 (0).FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“I was ready for Struff to come out and swing,” Federer said. “I didn’t know how aggressive he was going to play, or how much serve and volley he was going to do. But, unfortunately, I didn’t have the best first two service games.“He connected well, he came out with a plan and it worked for him. In the second set it was close throughout, but I think I was able to clean up my game a little bit. I’m happy I improved after a rocky, slow start today, to play well after that. I think the crowd was really into it. They were excited I came back from being a break down.” Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taalcenter_img Switzerland’s Roger Federer returns a ball to Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff during their round of sixteen match at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland, on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP)BASEL, Switzerland — Roger Federer made it 17 wins in a row at the Swiss Indoors when he defeated Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany 6-3, 7-5 on Thursday to march into the quarterfinals.The top-seeded Swiss, who was born in Basel, had his serve broken in the third game, but he fought back well by winning five consecutive games to stay on course to reach the final for the 14th time.ADVERTISEMENT Detroit Pistons still unbeaten, send Cleveland Cavaliers to 0-5 start MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img

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