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Federer Reaches Quarterfinals At French Open

Paris, May 29: Roger Federer reached a record 28th career Grand Slam quarterfinal by defeating Davis Cup teammate Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3, 6-2, 7-5 at the French Open on Sunday.The third-seeded Federer has yet to lose
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PTI May 29, 2011 20:34 IST

Paris, May 29: Roger Federer reached a record 28th career Grand Slam quarterfinal by defeating Davis Cup teammate Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3, 6-2, 7-5 at the French Open on Sunday.

The third-seeded Federer has yet to lose a set this year at Roland Garros and will next face either No. 7 David Ferrer or No. 9 Gael Monfils.

Federer won the title in Paris in 2009 and was knocked out in the quarterfinals last year.

He broke for a 6-5 lead in the third set when the 14th-seeded Wawrinka buried an easy volley in the net before serving out the match.

Federer and Wawrinka won the men's doubles gold at the 2008 Olympics. AP

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