Switzerland's news in English

Editions:  Europe · Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland

Federer wins 'Swiss battle' to reach fourth round at Indian Wells

Share this article

Federer wins 'Swiss battle' to reach fourth round at Indian Wells
Roger Federer now has a 22-3 record against compatriot Stan Wawrinka. Photo: Yong Teck Lim / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP
09:13 CET+01:00
Roger Federer extended his dominance of Stan Wawrinka on Tuesday, beating his friend and fellow Swiss 6-3, 6-4 to reach the fourth round of the ATP Indian Wells Masters.

Federer needed barely an hour to take his record to 22-3 over Wawrinka, a former world number three who is currently ranked 40th in the world and working his way back in the wake of double knee surgery.

Fourth-seeded Federer, seeking a record sixth Indian Wells title, next faces Britain's Kyle Edmund, a 6-3, 6-3 winner over Macedonian qualifier Radu Albot.

Meanwhile, on the women's side of the draw, Switzerland's Belinda Bencic beat world number one Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-1 to move into the quarter finals.

She will now face fifth seed KarolínaPlíšková of the Czech Republic.

 

Share this article

The Local is not responsible for content posted by users.
Become a Member or sign-in to leave a comment.

From our sponsors

Getting a new car in Switzerland just became as easy as streaming a movie

A new car subscription rental service is shaking up the market in Switzerland with its innovative approach to accessing your vehicle. Find out about the revolution and why it may be the perfect solution for you.