Halle ATP: Gael Monfils reaches quarters, says he'll skip Wimbledon

After defeating Czech qualifier Jan Hernych 6-2, 6-3, Monfils said he withdrew his request for a Wimbledon wild card because he had to deal with a personal problem that could not be delayed. He didn't elaborate.

updated: June 13, 2013 08:32 IST
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Halle: Top-seeded Roger Federer looked rusty in beating German wild card Cedrik-Marcel Stebe 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Gerry Weber Open, his usual tune-up for Wimbledon.

His first singles match on grass as he prepares to defend the Wimbledon title wasn't all smooth sailing but Federer was never really threatened.

"I'm always pleased when I win, no matter how I win," Federer said.

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