2014/07/31

Federer and Del Potro Gain Rotterdam Quarterfinals, Gasquet Falls

 

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(February 14, 2013) Switzerland’s Roger Federer defeated Dutchman Thiemo de Bakker 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday to move into the quarterfinals of the tennis tournament in Rotterdam.

Federer who is the top seed and defending champion will play France’s Julien Benneteau in the quarterfinals.

Last year’s finalist second seed Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina stopped Latvia’s Ernests Gulbis 7-6 (5), 6-3. Del Potro gets Finland’s Jarkko Nieminen next.

In the upset of the day Marcos Baghdatis defeated No. 4 seed Richard Gasquet of France 6-4, 6-4.

RESULTS – THURSDAY, 14 FEBRUARY, 2013

Singles – Second Round
[1] R Federer (SUI) d [WC] T de Bakker (NED) 63 64
[2] J Del Potro (ARG) d [Q] E Gulbis (LAT) 76(5) 63
M Baghdatis (CYP) d [4] R Gasquet (FRA) 64 64
M Klizan (SVK) d [WC] I Sijsling (NED) 62 64
J Nieminen (FIN) d [Q] M Bachinger (GER) 63 57 63

Doubles – Quarter-finals
[3] R Lindstedt (SWE) / N Zimonjic (SRB) d C Fleming (GBR) / J Marray (GBR) 46 01 ret. (Marray – right calf muscle strain)
[4] M Fyrstenberg (POL) / M Matkowski (POL) d [Alt] J Janowicz (POL) / J Nieminen (FIN) 46 75 10-8
[WC] T de Bakker (NED) / J Huta Galung (NED) d J Benneteau (FRA) / R Gasquet (FRA) 64 36 10-7
SCHEDULE – FRIDAY, 15 FEBRUARY, 2013

CENTRE COURT start 11:00 am
[1] M Granollers (ESP) / M Lopez (ESP) vs J Knowle (AUT) / F Polasek (SVK)

Not Before 12:30 PM
G Dimitrov (BUL) vs M Baghdatis (CYP)
J Nieminen (FIN) vs [2] J Del Potro (ARG)

Not Before 7:30 PM
[1] R Federer (SUI) vs J Benneteau (FRA)
M Klizan (SVK) vs [5] G Simon (FRA)

 

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