[Reuters] Open-Federer nears elusive title with semi-final spot

Rusty Backhand
05-31-2005, 04:16 PM
PARIS, May 31 (Reuters) - World number one Roger Federer moved closer to an elusive French Open title when he beat Romanian Victor Hanescu 6-2 7-6 6-3 on Tuesday to advance to the semi-finals at Roland Garros for the first time.