Federer overcomes Verdasco in Dubai, Nishikori falls to qualifier

Tennis - ATP 500 - Dubai Tennis Championships - Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - February 27, 2019 Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after winning his Quarter Final match against Spain's Fernando Verdasco REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

(Reuters) – Roger Federer was made to work hard by Fernando Verdasco before beating the Spanish veteran 6-3 3-6 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. Federer, who is looking to claim his 100th ATP title, was dragged to three sets for the second time in as many […]

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