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Roger Federer to take on Berdych in Australian Open quarters

News Agencies | Updated on: 24 January 2018, 15:51 IST
Roger Federer (ANI)

Defending champion Roger Federer will face world No. 19 Tomas Berdych in the last eight match of the Australian Open here on Wednesday.

Federer, a nineteen-time Grand Slam champion has a 19-6 edge over the Czech player, including all four times they have played at the Melbourne Park.

Earlier in the day, South Korea's Chung Hyeon reached his first grand slam semi-final with a 6-4, 7-6, (7-5), 6-3 win over American Tennys Sandgren.

In women's singles, world number one Simona Halep defeated Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 6-2 to reach the last four.

Halep will next face Angelique Kerber in the semi-final on Thursday after the German thrashed Madison Keys 6-1, 6-2.

--ANI

First published: 24 January 2018, 14:56 IST
 
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