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Federer to face Anderson in Miami quarters

Federer to face Anderson in Miami quarters

"Very long day, " said Barty, who passed the time in the locker room by drinking coffee and watching golf. "Everybody helping me along the way is a nice feeling to actually being able to celebrate wins and losses". Their match finally resumed and Barty, the 12 seed and a former cricket player, advanced to Saturday's final with a 6-3, 6-3 win.

Don't miss this great deal. "I was just thinking in the locker room how far back we go, and from the national groupings when we were eight and nine years old, so it's so insane to see how far we have come".

"It's kind of insane to share this with Felix", Shapovalov said. I just couldn't serve from my part. "Obviously, it's going to be a hard match".

The seventh-seeded American thumped 25 aces to see off the Spaniard and will next face either 18-year-old Canadian Felix Auger Aliassime or defensive baseliner Borna Coric, who play their quarter-final in the night session on Wednesday.

Defending champion John Isner came out on the winning side of two tie-breakers in his afternoon battle with Roberto Bautista Agut to advance 7-6 (1) 7-6 (5) to the semi-finals of the tournament, where he has yet to drop a set.

"I think if you beat me at Wimbledon, you've got my attention", Federer said. "Yeah, that's just very tough to swallow". "It's going to be a really interesting year with these young guys - and these two both from Canada".

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.

Anderson finally got on the board in the ninth game of the match and then broke back with a cross-court backhand victor to make it 3-3. And I'm really happy with how the week's gone so far, so I'm just going to go out there, enjoy myself, just have a good time on the court and give it my all.

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The Canadian became the first teenager to make the Miami semi-finals since 19-year-olds Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray played in the 2007 semi-finals. The powerful lefty was ranked No. 23 heading into the Miami Open and will enter the Top 20 with Thursday's victory.

"It doesn't mean everything to get back to number one".

He has three Miami Open titles, with the last championship coming in 2017. In 2018 he won his first title at Delray Beach. It was quite easy to be honest, I was successful in soccer, but it doesn't go at the pace as tennis goes, soccer takes many more years.

"It would mean a lot", Halep said.

After the resumption the Queenslander broke Kontaveit's serve to get back to 2-2 before the players were again forced off the court for more than two hours.

In a recent interview, Roger Federer recalled the time when he chose between tennis and football. "I love his forehand", Federer said.

"It's a match up I have been looking forward to my whole life, a high stakes match against your idol".