[Yahoo] Federer storms into Nasdaq-100 final (AP)

Rusty Backhand
04-01-2006, 01:16 AM
Even with one brief lapse, Roger Federer needed only 59 minutes Friday night to reach the Nasdaq-100 Open final, beating David Ferrer 6-1, 6-4. Defending champion Federer fell behind 3-0 in the second set but rallied to improve to 27-1 this year. His opponent Sunday will be No. 6 seed Ivan Ljubicic, a Croat who advanced to his first final in the United States by beating No.