Federer into semifinals in Dubai

Roger Federer cruised into the Dubai Championships semifinals by beating Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday.

updated: February 25, 2011 01:36 IST
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Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, winners of six of the last eight Dubai Championships, remained on course to play for the title by winning quarterfinal matches Thursday in straight sets.

Federer was broken for the first time in three matches but defeated Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine 6-3, 6-4. Novak Djokovic, two-time defending champion, beat Florian Mayer of Germany 7-5, 6-4.

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