Australian Open: Roger Federer wary of Tomas Berdych threat

Updated: Jan 23, 2018, 11:04 IST | AFP

Familiarity won't be breeding contempt for Roger Federer as the defending champion lines up for his fifth Australian Open match against long-time rival Tomas Berdych in quarters

Roger Federer. Pic/AFP
Roger Federer. Pic/AFP

Familiarity won't be breeding contempt for Roger Federer as the defending champion lines up for his fifth Australian Open match against long-time rival Tomas Berdych in quarters. The Swiss star charged into his 14th Australian Open quarter-final with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 win against Hungary's Marton Fucsovics in just over two hours yesterday.
Federer won't be taking the big-serving Czech for granted. "I did watch a little bit of Tomas' win against Fabio Fognini today and I saw a little bit of him against Juan Martin del Potro," he said. "He might be using different weapons this week."

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