Wed, 01 Aug 2012 21:19:10 GMT | By IANS

Federer reaches Olympics quarterfinals

London: World No.1 Roger Federer beat Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin to reach the quarterfinals of the men's singles tennis competitions of the London Olympics here Wednesday.

Federer reaches Olympics quarterfinals

Federer eventually beat Istomin 7-5, 6-3 after coming under pressure in the first set where he was almost broken by the world No.35.

The Swiss seven-time Wimbledon champion will now face either 10th seed John Isner of the United States or Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic, seeded seventh, in the quarterfinals.

Source: IANS