Federer Enters Last 32 Of French Open

Paris, May 25: Roger Federer won 13 games in succession as the 16-time Grand Slam title-winner easily disposed off French wild card Maxime Teixeira 6-3 6-0 6-2 to reach the Roland Garros last 32 today.Federer,
federer enters last 32 of french open - India TV
PTI May 25, 2011 22:09 IST

Paris, May 25: Roger Federer won 13 games in succession as the 16-time Grand Slam title-winner easily disposed off French wild card Maxime Teixeira 6-3 6-0 6-2 to reach the Roland Garros last 32 today.

Federer, the 2009 champion in Paris, will take on Serbian 29th seed Janko Tipsarevic, who beat Spain's Pere Riba, for a place in the last 16.

The Swiss great overcame an early break before breezing through in just 84 minutes leaving Teixeira, playing in his first Grand Slam event and first tour-level tournament, looked every inch the world 181.

"He fought really hard and was trying his best," said Federer.

"It was a good match. I'm happy with the way I played. I feel like I am in the tournament now."

Next up is Tipsarevic, the colourful Serb who stretched Federer to five sets in the 2008 Australian Open third round. PTI

 
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