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Federer, Djokovic and Berdych qualified for the quarterfinals 

Federer, Djokovic and Berdych qualified for the quarterfinals


Defending champion Roger Federer of Switzerland qualified for the quarterfinals of the Australian Open tennis.

Second-seeded Federer beat Spain's Tommy Robredo with 6:3, 3:6, 6:3, 6:2 after the 2:25 game.

So 29-year-old Swiss tied Jimmy Connors's record of 27 consecutive appearances in the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam.

The match started well for the champion in 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2010. Federer serving confidently and not lose any point in its own submission, having first set with a break in the eighth game.

The second part of the Swiss began to admit quite inaccuracies. He made 14 unforced errors and conceded breakthrough in 3:5 the only option for your opponent. Four times champion, however, began hammering in the third set and quickly took an advance of 3:0, which was enough to lead again as a result.

The fourth part Robredo fell and broke Federer two new record tenth consecutive win against his Spanish rival.

"I knew it would not be easy because a few years back I played against him and it took me four sets to win. I started well in the first set, serving confidently. In the second set but started to miss returning, I made some mistakes and his let too easily won his passing. 3:4 When I played one bad game, but it happens sometimes. I knew I had to change something in the third and fourth set I tried to be more aggressive and more serve to back and get, "said Federer, who finished with 50 winners beats, but with 40 unforced errors.

The place of the Swiss semist will face the winner of the match between their sanadornika Stanislas Wawrinka and Andy Roddick of the U.S. who play later today.

Champion in 2008 Novak Djokovic of Serbia also ranked among the eight best.

Third-seeded Djokovic had no difficulties over 14 th-seeded Spaniard Nicolas Almagro 6:3, 6:4, 6:0 to 1:44 hour.

Djokovic dominated throughout the match. He did not allow any breakthrough as placed 12 aces and winning a total of 31 beats per game.

The place in the semifinals Djokovic will face sixth placed Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic.

Vitseshampionat Wimbledon Berdych reached for the first time in his career to the quarterfinals of Melbourne Park after a convincing success over the number 9 Fernando Verdasco (Spain), 6:4, 6:2, 6:3, after almost two hours of play.

Berdych scored 11 aces and finished with 32 winners beats and conceded just one break in the third game of the match, then it was imperative.

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