Roger Federer qualified for the quarter-finals of the Montreal Tournament on Thursday after struggling to dispatch David Ferrer of Spain (4-6, 6-4, 6-2).
Roger Federer is recovering little by little from his victory at Wimbledon. With an average level of play, David Ferrer was thrown off Thursday by David Ferrer in three sets (4-6, 6-4, 6-2) to rally the quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup.
In difficulty in the first set and author of 47 direct fouls, the world number three has raised his level of play in the next two rounds to avoid defeat against a recovered Ferrer, just two weeks from the US Open. The Swiss will face in quarters another Spaniard, Roberto Bautista Agut,