'Special' Federer breezes into quarters

Updated: January 25, 2010, 5:32 PM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Roger Federer improved his six-year winning streak to 15 matches against Lleyton Hewitt with an overpowering 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 victory in the fourth round at the Australian Open on Monday.

The top-ranked Federer, beaten in last year's final at Melbourne Park by Rafael Nadal, hasn't lost to Hewitt since the Australian beat him in a Davis Cup match in the same Rod Laver Arena in late 2003.

The Swiss star has reached the semifinals or better here every year since winning ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?