Sport Federer into Montreal final

01:30  13 august  2017
01:30  13 august  2017 Source:   skysports.com

Murray pulls out of Montreal

  Murray pulls out of Montreal Andy Murray has withdrawn from next week's Rogers Cup in Montreal as he continues his recovery from a hip injury. The world No 1 was undergoing an extensive rehabilitation program following his injury issues which impacted his performances at Wimbledon.Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have been named on the entry list for the tournament, live on Sky Sports Action, which plays a key role in the lead-up to the US Open, the final major of the year."I am sad to be missing the tournament in Montreal because I have many great memories from my time in Canada," Murray said in a statement.

“Today, I felt that I didn’t get into the rhythm of the match and I didn’t feel the ball well. Roger plays very fast and he didn’t want to rally with me, so he To be in the quarter- finals here in Montreal is a very good result for me, also getting hard-court matches under my belt.” The 36-year-old Roger Federer

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Roger Federer beat Robin Haase to qualify for the Montreal Masters final and keep his hopes alive of regaining the world No 1 spot.

Federer, currently ranked third, won 6-3 7-6 in Saturday's first semi-final and will next play Denis Shapolov or Alexander Zverev for the trophy on Sunday.

Winning the Montreal Masters would guarantee Federer at least the No 2 seed for the upcoming US Open, and would enable him to chase the ATP top spot next week in Cincinnati where current incumbent Andy Murray will be absent.

For Federer, it was his 59nd ATP 1000 semi-final and a 16th consecutive win - his longest since 2012, when he was the world's top ranked player. Federer previously won the Montreal Masters in 2004 and 2006.

The second Montreal Masters semi-final is live on Sky Sports Action from 1am on Sunday morning. The final is at 6pm on Sunday.

Rogers Cup sets new world record in attendance as 216,097 spectators turned up .
The previous record was also in Montreal with 213,760 spectators.A host of stars such as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Kei Nishikori, Milos Raonic took part in the event. Alexander Zverev triumphed in a straight-set upset win over Federer in the final on Sunday (13 August).

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