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Last Updated: Wednesday, 29 June, 2005, 11:54 GMT 12:54 UK
Gamewatch: Federer v Gonzalez
Wimbledon quarter-final result:

R FEDERER (Swi) v F GONZALEZ (Chi)

7-5 6-2 7-6


Game-by-game updates:

Third set:

Federer 7-5 6-2 7-6 (7-2)Gonzalez
Federer clinches the tie-break to claim game, set and match as well as a place in the semi-finals. Federer pulled away with a mini-break at 4-2 and then reeled off the next three points to take the set.

Federer 7-5 6-2 6-6 Gonzalez
Gonzalez forces the set to a tie-break after an easy service game.

Federer 7-5 6-2 6-5 Gonzalez
Federer races to 40-0 with three aces in a row before closing out the game with ease.

Federer 7-5 6-2 5-5 Gonzalez
Gonzalez drops a couple of points but serves out the game with an ace to level the scores.

Federer 7-5 6-2 5-4 Gonzalez
Gonzalez squanders a big chance to serve for the third set. He earns a break point, but fails to convert as Federer steps up his game and the Chilean fails to return the next three points.

Federer 7-5 6-2 4-4 Gonzalez
Gonzalez inflicts some pain on Federer for once, leaving the defending champion floundering as he hits a winner deep and wide to close out the game.

Federer 7-5 6-2 4-3 Gonzalez
Gonzalez seems to be showing some renewed vigour, pushing the defending champion 30-30 before the Federer raises his game to hold serve.

Federer 7-5 6-2 3-3 Gonzalez
A shakey game for Gonzalez, who does well to hold serve. After committing a double fault, the Chilean slips over during the next rally but still gets up in time to claim the point after Federer hits into the net.

Federer 7-5 6-2 3-2 Gonzalez
Federer rattles through another quick service game as the third set draws closer to its climax.

Federer 7-5 6-2 2-2 Gonzalez
Federer hits a backhand winner down the line as Gonzalez slumps to 0-30. But the Chilean gets a vital morale boost after triumphing in a dramatic 13-stroke rally to level the scores at 30-30 before closing out the game.

Federer 7-5 6-2 2-1 Gonzalez
Federer outwits Gonzalez with a carefully angled drop-shot as he runs to the net to claim another love service game.

Federer 7-5 6-2 1-1 Gonzalez
Gonzalez races through his service game, conceding just one point on his way to levelling the scores.

Federer 7-5 6-2 1-0 Gonzalez
Federer overcomes an initial challenge from Gonzalez at 30-30 to hold service in the third and, quite possibly, final set.


Second set:

Federer 7-5 6-2 Gonzalez
Federer claims another break and the second set. Gonzalez hits his fourth ace of the match but fails to foil Federer with his serve-volley tactics and hits long to hand the game and set to his opponent.

Federer 7-5 5-2 Gonzalez
A change of shirt and headband seems to help Federer pull away again with another comfortable service game. The Swiss star is keeping his opponent guessing, staying at the baseline on the first serve and coming in on the second.

Federer 7-5 4-2 Gonzalez
A quick service game for Gonzalez, who remains a break behind in the set.

Federer 7-5 4-1 Gonzalez
Gonzalez pushes Federer wide with a penetrating return and then capitalises with a winner down the line to move to 30-30. But Federer remains ice cool in temperament to take the next two points and game.

Federer 7-5 3-1 Gonzalez
Gonzalez powers through another service game, closing out with another ace.

Federer 7-5 3-0 Gonzalez
Gonzalez puts the defending champion under a bit of pressure for once, pushing the scores to deuce after outduelling Federer at the net. But his opponent holds his nerve to secure the game and remain a break up.

Federer 7-5 2-0 Gonzalez
Federer grabs another early break against an uncertain Gonzalez, whose serve seems a little off against his Swiss opponent's precision.

Federer 7-5 1-0 Gonzalez
Federer hits his third ace of the match to ease to a comfortable love service game.


First set:

Federer 7-5 Gonzalez
Federer clinches the first set in 33 minutes. Gonzalez hands the defending champion a break point with his second double fault of the match, but saves it to go to deuce. Federer then pulls off an unbelievable winner after an intense rally to earn his second break, which he converts .

Federer 6-5 Gonzalez
Another love service game for Federer keeps the pressure on Gonzalez as the first set reaches its climax.

Federer 5-5 Gonzalez
More unforced errors from Gonzalez takes the scores to deuce but the Chilean makes a good choice of tactics, coming into the net on the second serve to take the next point before closing out the game.

Federer 5-4 Gonzalez
Federer shows his prowess at serve and volleying to move to 30-0. Gonzalez tries his own gambit at the net, returning an impossible close-range shot with a scooped volley to claim a point but cannot stop Federer eventually closing out the game.

Federer 4-4 Gonzalez
Gonzalez pulls back level with Federer after holding serve, dropping just one point on the way.

Federer 4-3 Gonzalez
Federer suffers a moment of crisis as Gonzalez recovers the break after converting the second of three break points. The Swiss star finds himself bamboozled by the Chilean's penetrating shots to each wing of the baseline.

Federer 4-2 Gonzalez
Gonzalez shows no jitters this time as he powers through a quick love service game.

Federer 4-1 Gonzalez
Federer consolidates the break with another easy love service game.

Federer 3-1 Gonzalez
Federer claims the first of two break points to take charge of the first set. Gonzalez grabs an early insight into Federer's class when he is outwitted by a crafty chipped return before a mishit at 15-40 hands his Swiss opponent the game.

Federer 2-1 Gonzalez
Federer comfortably holds serve to maintain his charge.

Federer 1-1 Gonzalez
Gonzalez responds in style with two successive aces on the first two points before going on to take a comfortable service game.

Federer 1-0 Gonzalez
Federer gets off to a flying start in this critical quarter-final clash with a love service game. No aces yet but Gonzalez struggles to return three of the four serves.




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