Roger Federer Posted a Record in Grand Slam Event


Tennis player from Switzerland, Roger Federer cruised into the French Open quarter-finals after beating compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka, Sunday, May 29, 2011. Compete at Court Philippe Chatrier, Roger Federer won 6-3 6-2 7-5.

In addition to qualifying for the quarterfinals, Roger Federer also posted a record in the number of men by appearing 28 times in a row in the quarter-final Grand Slam event. French Open is one of the four Grand Slam tennis in the world with Australian Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open.

"28 consecutive quarter-finals is great. But there was another opportunity for me to be one more step forward," said Roger Federer as reported by Eurosport.

"That is why I am proud to achieve these results. I hope can one step further than last year."

In the last eight later, Roger Federer will meet the winner of the match between David Ferrer and Gael Monfil. Other tennis players who also had confirmed quarterfinals ticket is Fabio Fognini and Novak Djokovic.