ATP Tour

Istomin to face Federer

2013-10-23 10:29
Roger Federer (AP)

Basel - Roger Federer will take a 5-0 lead into his second-round match at the Swiss Indoors on Wednesday as he faces Denis Istomin for a spot in the quarter-finals of the home event he has won five times.

Federer is in the chase for one of the four remaining spots at the eight-man World Tour Finals in London starting a week from Monday.

Marcos Baghdatis lines up against either defending champion Juan Del Potro or Swiss wild card Henri Laaksonen after beating German qualifier Benjamin Becker 7-6 (10-8), 6-1. German Daniel Brands upset Italian seventh seed Andreas Seppi 7-6 (7-3), 6-3.

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