Roger Federer schooled Mischa Zverev 6-0, 6-0 in 39 minutes to reach the semi-finals of Gerry Weber Open, 2013 where he will play the winner of Tommy Haas or Gael Monfils on Saturday.
This was the second time in his career that Roger Federer double bageled an opponent, last time, he achieved this feat was during the Tennis masters cup 2005 (year ending championship) in Shanghai, when he had defeated Gaston Gaudio (2004 French Open champion) 6-0, 6-0 in 49 minutes. It needs to be mentioned that Roger Federer had played the Tennis Masters Cup (season ending championship) 2005 with a fractured foot.
Federer, has played 1,107 tour-level matches (902-205) since turning professional in 1998.
Federer had little difficulty in breaking the German's service in the 1st, 3rd and 5th game.
The Swiss Maestro once again broke the German's service in the 2nd, 4th and 6th game.
This was Roger Federer's fastest ever win (in terms of minutes) as he won the Round of 8 match in 39 minutes.
Here are the match stats ------
Roger Federer had 18 winners & 6 Unforced errors & 64% first serve % in the match with 4 aces.
Detailed stats from the match -----
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