Saturday, May 12, 2012

ATP Madrid Semis: R. Federer Vs J. Tipsarevic

In the second semi final of ATP Madrid Saturday, 12 May 2012, World No 3 Roger Federer meets J. Tipsarevic. The first semi is between 11th ATP ranked Juan Martin Del Porto  and 7th ATP ranked Tomas Berdych at 13:30 GMT today.

World No 3 Swiss Roger Federer [L] takes on Seventh seeded Serbian Tipsarevic [R] in the second semifinal of ATP Madrid 
Federer beat Ferrer Friday to advance to the semis of the ATP Madrid, while the seventh seeded Janko Tipsarevic stunned world No. 1 and the defending champion Novak Djokovic in an all-Serbian quarterfinal showdown 7-6 (7-2), 6-3.

Both Federer and Janko Tipsarevic have met four times since 2006 and each time the Swiss prevailed upon the Serb.

Federer is in good form this year as he has only lost one match in the last ten matches he played. Federer lost to to Roddick in Miami after a tough battle of 7-6(4) 1-6 6-4. Tipsarevic on the other hand has lost three of his last ten matches, losing to Nadal at Barcelona recently 6-2 6-2.

After Friday's upset in which the seventh seeded Tipsarevic beat the world no. 1 and the defending champion Djokovic, seeing this semi final would be very interesting as its results may surprise the tennis lovers. Would it?

The semi final is scheduled for Saturday, 12 May 2012 at 17:00 GMT