Roger Federer trounces David Goffin to make US Open quarter-finals

first_img Associated Press New YorkSeptember 1, 2019UPDATED: September 2, 2019 01:02 IST Roger Federer continues his quest for a record 21st Grand Slam tournament title. (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSRoger Federer cruised through his second straight easy victory at the U.S. OpenFederer defeated David Goffin 6-2, 6-2, 6-0 to move into the his 13th quarterfinal at Flushing MeadowsThe five-time U.S. Open champion continues his quest for a record 21st Grand Slam tournament titleRoger Federer has gotten his groove back. The No. 3 seed cruised through his second straight easy victory at the U.S. Open, beating David Goffin 6-2, 6-2, 6-0 to move into the his 13th quarterfinal at Flushing Meadows.Federer, who dropped the first set in each of his first two matches, hasn’t dropped a set since. He thoroughly dominated the No. 15 Goffin in 1 hour, 19 minutes, blasting 35 winners to just eight for his opponent and serving up 10 aces. Federer closed out the match after a 20-stroke rally with an emphatic backhand winner down the line.The five-time U.S. Open champion continues his quest for a record 21st Grand Slam tournament title against the winner of the match currently underway between Grigor Dimitrov and Alex de Minaur.Federer lost the opening set in each of his first two matches for the first time in his 19 U.S. Open appearances, but the No. 3 seed has been pretty perfect since while playing the first match of the day in Arthur Ashe Stadium. The 15th-seeded Goffin broke for a 2-1 lead but that was about his last highlight, as Federer amassed a 35-8 advantage in winners and converted nine of his 10 break-point chances.Federer tied Andre Agassi for the second-most quarterfinal appearances at the U.S. Open, trailing only Jimmy Connors’ 17. He had been surprisingly stopped a round short in 2018 by John Millman, preventing what would have been a matchup with eventual champion Novak Djokovic.Also See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow Roger FedererFollow US Open Next Roger Federer trounces David Goffin to make US Open quarter-finalsRoger Federer dominated the No. 15 David Goffin in 1 hour, 19 minutes, blasting 35 winners to just eight for his opponent and serving up 10 aces.advertisementlast_img read more

BiH champion RK Borac Banja Luka on verge of bankruptcy

Seems that champion of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Banja Luka won’t survive this summer. Despite fantastic handball days in second largest city in BiH during Junior World Championship 2013 two weeks ago, the most succesful team in the handball history of this country – ex Champions Cup winner from 70″s is in serious financial problem. Debt is about 900.000 EUR and the whole Management Board resigned. Club Assembly didn’t made any conclusion at the two previous meetings and the team, who has to prepare for the VELUX EHF Champions League qualification, didn’t even start to practice for the upcoming season.What will happen with one of the oldest and most traditional handbal teams in Europe, it is still uknown, but current situation tells – nothing good… Banja LukaBiH handballRK Borac Banja Luka ← Previous Story Kasim Kamenica takes charge of RK Lovcen Cetinje Next Story → Zvonimir Noka Serdarusic ready to get back in TOP handball: “Waiting for serious offer” read more