Harvard's James Blake scored his first career victory over Switzerland's Roger Federer and earned a berth in the semifinals of the 2008 Olympic Games tennis tournament. Blake, the No. 8 seed in the tournament, defeated No. 1 seed Federer 6-4, 7-6 (2).
Blake's semifinal opponent will be the winner of the match between France's Paul-Henri Mathieu and Fernando Gonzalez of Chile.