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Federer, Wawrinka in US Open quarters; Murray ousted

  • Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer and compatriot World No.5 Stanislas Wawrinka entered the quarter-finals of the US Open but World No.3 Andy Murray of Scotland was ousted by South African Kevin Anderson at the Flushing Meadows here.

    Federer, seeded second, defeated local favourite John Isner 7-6 (7), 7-6 (8), 7-5 on Monday and reached the last eight stage of the US Open for the 11th time.  

    The eighth day of the US Open also witnessed a major upset as Anderson, ranked 15th, beat third seeded Murray 7-6(7), 6-3, 6-7(7), 7-6(7) to enter the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam event for the first time. (Source: IANS)