Federer got his 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in January.
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Roger Federer squandered three match points and fell to a shock 3-6, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (5) defeat to Russian world No. 116 Evgeny Donskoy in Dubai Wednesday.Former world No. 1 Federer, 35, who lifted his 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in January, had match points in the second set tiebreak and also led 5-1 in the third-set breaker.Top seed Andy Murray said he was getting closer to his brilliant best as he hammered Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-2, 6-0 to surge into the quarterfinals.After the first four games lasting half an hour, the pace picked up with Murray winning the first set.He tightened his grip, losing just one point on his serve in the second set on his way to a dominant victory.Monfils stepped up a gear in the decisive third set.
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