Federer beats Murray to advance to Cincinnati semis
17 Grand Slam titles holder Roger Federer has kept steady in his run to the Cincinnati Masters title and has advanced to the semifinals after defeating Andy Murray 6-3, 7-5.
Federer will now face Milos Raonic, who easily advanced to semifinals after defeating Italy's Fabio Fognini 6-1, 6-0, The BBC reported.
Federer's fellow Swiss, Stanislas Wawrinka, suffered a shock 1-6, 6-1, 6-2 defeat by Julien Benneteau earlier on Friday.
Benneteau will now face seventh seed David Ferrer, who defeated fellow Spaniard Tommy Robredo 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, the report added.
(Posted on 16-08-2014)