Federer to face Anderson in Miami quarters
March 28, 2019 12:00 pm
Three-time champion Roger Federer eased into the quarter-finals of the Miami Open with a straight-set victory over Russia’s Daniil Medvedev.
Switzerland’s Federer, who last won the title in 2017, beat the 13th seed 6-4 6-2 in one hour and one minute.
According to FBC Sports, the 37-year-old fourth seed, who hit 22 winners and won nine of the final 11 games, will play South Africa’s Kevin Anderson in the last eight.
World number five Federer has lost to Anderson only once in six meetings, coming at Wimbledon in 2018.
Anderson beat Australia’s Jordan Thompson 7-5 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals in Miami.