Federer,Murray through to third round

Federer,Murray through to third round

Roger Federer sized up his first big test at the Australian Open Wednesday after he fought off spirited qualifier Noah Rubin to set up a third-round clash with old rival Tomas Berdych.The 17-time Grand Slam master, back after an injury-hit 2016, vanquished the 200th-ranked American, 7-5, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) to go into his 23rd career encounter with Berdych, the big-serving Czech.

 

Report by Miyen Akiri

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