[Yahoo] Federer wins 24th straight match (AP)

Rusty Backhand
04-13-2005, 05:46 PM
Roger Federer won his 24th straight match Wednesday, beating Albert Montanes of Spain 6-3, 6-4 in the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters. The Swiss star is 34-1 this year and hasn't lost since Marat Safin beat him in the Australian Open semifinals. Federer broke Montanes three times in the second set to lead 5-1 before the Spaniard rallied back to 5-4.