James Blake will be seeking his 10th Title at the Western & Southern Financial Group Masters in Cincinnati against World No. 1 Roger Federer. Whether Blake will be able to over his 0-6 record against Roger Federer is need to be seen. But he is guaranteed to jump two places in ATP Ranking by reaching the final.
It was comparatively an easy match for James Blake against Nikolay Davydenko in the semifinals. Blake won the match 6-4, 6-2. Roger Federer had quite a tough outing against the 11th seed Lleyton Hewitt in the semi final. He won the match 6-3,6-7, 7-6 to reach the Cincinnati Final.
Roger Federer will be attempting to capture his 50th career title in Cincinnati Final. If he wins the match, he would become the fifth youngest player after Bjorn Borg, Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl to capture 50 titles at the age of 26 year 11 days and will become the ninth player in the Open Era to win at least 50 Career Titles.