Federer overcomes slow start in victory
Published 06/05/2008, The Jamestown Sun
Roger Federer lost three of his first four service games Wednesday, causing a stir among French Open fans but only briefly delaying his progress to the semifinals. The top-ranked Federer rallied to defeat Fernando Gonzalez 2-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 and reach the final four at his 16th consecutive Grand Slam event. “It’s always a great pleasure being in the last four,” Federer said. “It’s really where it gets most interesting.”Word count: 430
The full article is available to newspaper subscribers. If you are a subscriber please log in to continue reading.