Roger Federer advances in Dubai
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Roger Federer rallied past Tunisian wild card Malek Jaziri 5-7, 6-0, 6-2 Tuesday to reach the second round of the Dubai Championships.
The second-ranked Federer is looking for his sixth title in Dubai. He next faces Albert Montanes or Marcel Granollers.
Federer was playing the 128th-ranked Jaziri for the first time and had said he expected a "tricky" match. Jaziri broke serve to go up 6-5 in the first set and closed it out with a backhand down the line.
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