Federer beats Murray to enter Rogers Cup semis

Aug 17, 2014, 05:56 IST | AFP

Cincinnati: Roger Federer calmly worked through a second-set deficit to defeat Andy Murray 6-3, 7-5 on Friday for a place in the semi-finals of the ATP Tour’s Cincinnati Masters.

Roger Federer
Roger Federer celebrates his win over Andy Murray in the quarters of the Cincinnati Masters

The 33-year-old Swiss will on Saturday face Canadian fifth seed Milos Raonic, a winner over Italy’s Fabio Fognini 6-1, 6-0.

Second seed Federer took 93 minutes to storm to victory against eighth seed Murray after trailing 4-1 in the second set. “I started well, hit it well. I was the more aggressive player,” said Federer.

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