Happy 33rd Birthday to Roger Federer

Happy Birthday to Roger Federer who turns 33 today (8/8/14).  Fed celebrated a very tough three set win over M. Cilic late last night in Toronto on the eve of his 33rd birthday, winning 7-6, 6-7, 6-4 to advance into the quarterfinals.  Federer had six break points that were match points in the second set on Cilic’s serve, (Fed up 6-5 with Cilic serving) and Cilic saved them all.  Tremendous match, no breaks until the third set!  Federer was 0-9 on break points until lucky number ten in the third and deciding set.  Cilic only had two break opportunities on Roger’s serve and failed to convert them.  Fed has won the Rogers Cup twice and is looking for number three.  He will face David Ferrer in the late night quarterfinal match tonight.  Other quarterfinal matches: F. Lopez vs. M. Raonic, G. Dimitrov vs. K. Anderson and Andy Murray vs. J. Tsonga.  Let’s see what Tsonga has left after that huge upset of world #1 Novak Djokovic yesterday (6-2, 6-2)!  A couple of other upsets occured late yesterday, Wimbledon champ P. Kvitova fell in three sets to Makarova and Thomas Berdych lost to F. Lopez in three sets, thus Lopez into the quarters to face Canadian favorite M. Raonic.

So, golf (PGA second round), tennis and it is FRIDAY!  Enjoy!


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