Federer defeats Blake.
The No1 player in the world, Roger Federer, qualified for the semifinals of the Australian open today with a victory in three sets over the american James Blake.
An anxious Federer was on the court today as he shown a few signs of impatience during his match today.
But Federer did not lose a set in front of James Blake and won by 7-5, 7-6 and 6-4. The match was decided on a handfull of points during the first two sets as both players were involved in a close match. Federer capitalized on his chances on his way to the semis.
Roger Federer will face Novak Djokovic in the semifinal match. Djokovic has been playing very well during the tournament and will be a serious opponent for Roger. Even with a loss in the semifinals, Federer would still be ranked No1 in the world after the Australian open.
(Picture: Roger Federer, Canadian Press.)