Roger Federer specific shows no signs of retardation down

The 33-year-old Swiss artist made a masterclass of shot-making as he thrashed Australian wildcard James Duckworth 6-0 6-1 to charge into the semi-finals of the Australian Open readying event.

Roger Federer sent a reminder to the young guns of wash room lawn tennis that he's obscurity close to near riding quietly into the sunset once he romped to ending in barely thirty-nine minutes at the state capital International on Friday.

Nishikori, still on a high once reaching the ultimate of last year's U.S. Open, continued  his spectacular build-up to Melbourne once he destroyed Bernard Tomic 6-0 6-4. He was joined within the last four by Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov, another 2 up-and-comers tipped to challenge the recent order at this year's majors.

Federer's superb performance came simply twenty four hours once he struggled to ascertain off John Millman, raising doubts concerning his type previous the primary slam of the year. it had been additionally stark proof that he remains a significant force in wash room lawn tennis with AN completely dominant ending on constant day Japanese sensation Kei Nishikori LED a trio of rising stars into the last four.

Dimitrov created light-weight work of his quarter-final with Martin Klizan, defeating the European nation 6-3 6-4 to book AN equally engaging encounter against Federer. Raonic and Dimitrov each created the semi-finals at Wimbledon last year and whereas they stumbled against their additional seasoned opponents they, in conjunction with Nishikori, are earmarked as potential slam winners this year.

Raonic rode his booming serve to a 7-6(5) 3-6 7-6(2) persuade Australia's SAM Groth to line up a tasty semi-final clash against Nishikori.

There wasn't lots I might do, the Australian told reporters. "That's why he is gotten to (number) 5 within the world and probably includes a huge likelihood of changing into a top-three player this year.

Nishikori took but AN hour to brush past Tomic, United Nations agency was additionally tipped for giant things once reaching the quarters at Wimbledon as a young person in 2011.

Now we tend to ar within the semi-finals of a tournament, Raonic aforesaid. everyone that is in this stage is already enjoying pretty much. They've gotten some matches behind them. currently it simply comes right down to stepping up.

Raonic had a more durable elbow grease against Groth, another huge server. The eminent Canadian served fifteen aces however additional significantly, he control his equanimity within the tiebreakers.

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