The strongest tennis player Oleksandr Dolgopolov was unable to break through to the quarterfinals at the masters in Shanghai with a prize Fund of $8,092,625.
In the third round, Dolgopolov tried the fifth attempt to beat the 19-times champion of tournaments of the Grand slam of Roger Federer. Ukrainian in matches with Federer never took even a set. In Shanghai to reverse the trend of failure Dolgopolova failed.
In the first game of Dolgopolov lost his serve. Federer dropped the next four games on his serve and lost only two goals, and one day the Swiss managed to defend their submission in 47 seconds.
Chance to get back in the game Dolgopolova presented with the score 4:5 – Federer has made a break-point and couldn’t enter the ball into play on the first pass. Alas, Dolgopolov when you try to attack sent the ball into the net and a few seconds lost the first set.
In the second game Federer with the score 2:2 won four games in a row and was followed in the quarter-finals. Dolgopolov well to reach the third round got 90 points and earned almost 80 thousand dollars in prize money.
Alexander Dolgopolov (Ukraine) — Roger Federer (Switzerland, 2) — 4:6, 2:6