Federer wins Aust. Open tuneup event at Kooyong

Del Potro beats Baghdatis to reach Kooyong final

  • dgec
  • 11 January 2013
  • 12:01

Argentine Juan Martin del Potro crushed Marcos Baghdatis 6-4, 6-1 to reach the final of the Kooyong Classic on Friday, where he will face home favourite Lleyton Hewitt.

Cypriot Baghdatis, an Australian Open finalist in 2006, was left flat-footed on a windy day at the former home of the Australian Open as he went down with more than 20 unforced errors in his abbreviated appearance.

Federer wins Aust. Open tuneup event at Kooyong

  • dst
  • 17 January 2009
  • 08:01

Roger Federer crushed Olympic gold medal-winning doubles partner Stanislas Wawrinka on Saturday to win the Australian Open tuneup event at Kooyong.

Federer, one away from equaling Pete Sampras’ record 14 Grand Slam titles, broke Wawrinka’s serve three times in the first seven games and downed his Swiss compatriot 6-1, 6-3 win in just 57 minutes.


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