US Open: Federer to face Soderling in quarterfinal

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New York, Sep 7: Swiss tennis ace Riger Federer has made his way into the quarterfinals of the US Open after thrashing 13th-seeded Jurgen Melzer of Austria 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Monday, Sep 6.

The five time US Open champ and No 2 will next fight No 5 Robin Soderling of Sweden to book a place for himself in the semi finals.

This will be no cake walk for Federer especially considering the history. Earlier this year, Soderling put an end to Federer"s streak of 23 consecutive Grand Slam semifinals in French Open 2010 quarterfinals.

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