Federer Advances To Quarterfinals Of Dubai Open


Wednesday, February 28th 2007, 12:46 pm
By: News On 6


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) _ Roger Federer defeated Daniele Bracciali 7-5, 6-3 Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Dubai Open.

The top-seeded Federer next will face seventh-seeded Novak Djokovic, who beat Rainer Schuettler 7-6 (5), 6-3.

Olivier Rochus upset third-seeded Nikolay Davydenko 4-6, 6-4, 6-2, and Mikhail Youzhny topped sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych 7-6 (6), 6-3 in other matches. Fifth-seeded Tommy Haas defeated Florent Serra 7-6 (5), 6-3.