Djokovic, Federer advance into Dubai quarters

Last Updated: Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 10:45

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Dubai: Defending champion Roger Federer and Serbian Novak Djokovic moved into the quarterfinals of the Dubai Championships on Wednesday with straight set victories.

While Djokovic defeated Roberto Bautista-Agut of Spain 6-1, 7-6 (4), the Swiss outclassed Marcel Granollers 6-3, 6-4 comprehensively.

Djokovic who won three consecutive titles here from 2009-11, will now meet seventh-seeded Italian Andreas Seppi on Thursday. The Swiss legend on the other hand will meet former world No. 3 Russian Nikolay Davydenko.

The two champion players are likely to lock horns with each other in the final.



First Published: Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 10:45

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