[Yahoo] Federer, Hewitt, Safin, Roddick advance (AP)

Rusty Backhand
08-19-2005, 04:01 AM
Roger Federer, gathering momentum with every match, advanced to the quarterfinals of the $2.45 million Cincinnati Masters by beating Olivier Rochus 6-3, 6-4 Thursday night. Jose Acasuso of Argentina beat Luis Horna of Peru 7-6 (5), 7-5 in the other late match and will face Federer on Friday. Five of the top six seeds remain.