Australian Open :Federer creates record ,enters quarters

     Written by : SMTV24x7 | Mon, Jan 22, 2018, 04:40 PM

Australian Open :Federer creates record,enters quarters

Melbourne, Jan 22: World number 3 tennis player Roger Federer has entered quarter-finals of the Australian Open after defeating Hungarian Marton Fucsovics in straight sets here on Monday.

The defending champion has eased past Fucsovics 6-4, 7-6(3), 6-2 in pre-quarterfinal clash of the men's singles event that was held at Melbourne Park.

Federer has made it to his 14th Australian Open quarter-final besides and also extended his Open Era record by reaching his 52nd Grand Slam last-eight.

He has also became the oldest man to reach the quarter-finals at the Melbourne Park since Ken Rosewall (43 years) in 1977.

The Swiss player will now face Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic for a place in last four.