By the time the second semi final this Friday begins between Federer and Potro, the first semi would be preferably over and decided who marches into the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship 2012. Many are speculating for Djokovic to rein in Murray, who may have tough time playing the defending champion due to his ailing knee.
However, the outcome of the second semi final between Federer and Potro would make it more interesting for the final.
|Semis: Federer vs Potro|
In yesterday's quarterfinals, Roger Federer beat Russia’s Mikhail Youzhny, 6-3, 6-4, while Del Potro dismantled his French counterpart Tsonga 7-6, 6-2.
Federer has had a good start this year as he won his first title of the year in Rotterdam and it will be tough day today to play a duel with the Argentinian Juan Martin Del Potro. Although, Potro is suffering from a wrist injury, he was able to oust Tsonga almost with good cursing, except for the first set which he won 7-6. He is likely to give Federer a tough time and may even overpower him, if luck favours him.
In the last six months, Federer has met Del Potro three times and won on all three occasions as well as winning all 7 sets they have competed against one another. Federer and Potro played up to today 11 Games. Last time Federer and Potro played a Match within the ATP Tournament was the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament played on Indoor Hard Court on 19th February last month.
Well then, who marches from this semi to the final will show up later today, when the man between the two commences 1500 GMT.
The links for the free live streaming for the Federer vs Potro semifinal are given below: