Roger Federer Into US Open Quarterfinals

Second seed Roger Federer goes on to face enigmatic French star Gael Monfils for a place in the semi-finals.

updated: September 03, 2014 07:39 IST
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Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after defeating Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain in their men's singles fourth round match on Day Nine of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.


New York: Five-time champion Roger Federer set-up a US Open quarter-final blockbuster against eccentric French star Gael Monfils on Tuesday as the hugely-hyped new generation once again flopped.

Second seed Federer reached his 10th US Open quarter-final in the last 11 years with a comfortable 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 win over Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut while Monfils, the 20th seed, reached his second New York last-eight stunning seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-6 (8/6), 7-5

Federer, the 17-time major winner, leads Monfils 7-2 in career meetings, including their most recent clash in Cincinnati last month.

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