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Federer gets by Ginepri in second round at Madrid

Updated: October 16, 2007, 5:47 PM ET
Associated Press

MADRID, Spain -- Roger Federer played his first match on tour in more than five weeks, beating Robby Ginepri 7-6 (2), 6-4 Tuesday in the second round at the Madrid Masters.

Federer, the defending champion, was tested in the first set before going on to win his first match since capturing his fourth straight U.S. Open on Sept. 9. His only competition since the Open were two singles matches in the Davis Cup.

"I took a rest so I could be 100 percent here, and now I'm fresh ...

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