Roger Federer falls in quarterfinals
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Roger Federer squandered a big lead and lost to No. 20-seeded Kei Nishikori 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the Sony Open.
Federer was up a service break twice in the second set but couldn't close out the victory. He lost serve five times and committed 39 unforced errors.
Nishikori's opponent Friday will be three-time champion Novak Djokovic, who benefited from an erroneous call in the pivotal game to beat Andy Murray 7-5, 6-3.
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