as informed in Roger Federer through to Miami Open third round after win over Frances TiafoeHighlights of the second round match between Roger Federer and Frances Tiafoe from the Miami MastersRoger Federer remained on course for back-to-back Masters titles with a 7-6 6-3 victory over American teenager Frances Tiafoe at the Miami Open.
“We’ve had some epic matches against each other: semis at the French, Olympic semis, finals at the US Open,” Federer said of Del Potro.
Federer next faces Argentine Juan Martin del Potro in the third round at Miami.
Live ATP Masters Tennis Live onFollow the Miami Open on Sky Sports 3 from 4pm on Sunday – Sky customers can now upgrade to Sky Sports and get 12 months for just £18 per month.
“I hope he’s going to learn a lot from a match like this just because playing on a centre court with a lot of people, under pressure, saving break points, making break points, playing breakers, that’s what it’s about,” Federer said.
according to Federer won the second of his two Miami titles back in 2006Roger Federer beat American teenager Frances Tiafoe in his first match at the Miami Open for three years.
Federer, who won has won the Australian Open and Indian Wells titles this year, missed Miami through illness in 2016.
“I would love to play against [Del Potro],” Federer said, speaking before knowing who his next opponent would be.
Karolina Pliskova, the Czech second seed, beat Kazak 27th seed Yulia Putintseva 7-5 6-3.
Top seed Stan Wawrinka beat Horacio Zeballos 6-3 6-4, while women’s fifth seed Agnieszka Radwanska was thrashed 6-0 6-3 by Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.
Roger Federer gets past spirited challenge of Frances Tiafoe, as Stan Wawrinka eases through in Miami
according to It’s sometimes hard to believe that the two Swiss giants, Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka, are the oldest men in the world’s top 20.
The respect between these long-standing rivals is palpable, even if a weeping Wawrinka joked last week that Federer was an “a——“ for laughing at his tears during the trophy ceremony.
Having contested the Indian Wells final a week ago, they took turns on Saturday in easing through to the third round of the Miami Open.
Yesterday, both matches were over in little more than an hour, but Federer had marginally the tougher task in subduing the talented American 19-year-old Frances Tiafoe.
Strangely, the only man to beat him so far this season is also the most obscure: the Russian world No.
This content may collect you by Silina Daniel