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Australian Open 2018, Day 4: Roger Federer vs Jan-Lennard Struff, Live Match Updates

Federer def Struff 6-4, 6-4, 7-6(4) to enter R3
Updated: 18 January 2018 18:14 IST - Published: 18 January 2018 13:37 IST
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Final score: Federer def Struff 6-4, 6-4, 7-6(4) to enter R3
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Federer says in his post-match press conference that he enjoyed the match. Certainly we did too.

Struff gave some challenge and Federer answered.
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It was a very good show from Struff in the third set. He played a lot of big groundstrokes and served huge as well. Just like always, Federer didn't make any mistake under pressure.
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WIN

But Struff can't return the next point!

Federer WINS!!!
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Another backhand winner by Struff!

Federer 6-4
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3 match points for the great!

6-3
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What a backhand winner down the line by Struff!


He trails 3-5
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5-2 to Federer
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And after a great exchange, Federer wins the point and leads 4-2
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Mini break!


And Struff again gifts Federer a point on serve.

It's 3-2 to Federer with a mini break
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Mini break back!!


Struff gets it back pretty soon!

Federer leads 2-1
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MINIBREAK

Struff double faults and concedes a vital point to his opponent


1-0
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Federer races through his game and sets up a tiebreak
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Under tremendous pressure, Struff bags 4 points in a row and holds.

Very impressive!

6-5
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Wow! He saves both the break points!

Deuce
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And Struff double faults!

2 break points for Roger
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And it is 5-5


Pretty competitive set this is!
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Struff holds to inch ahead to 5-4
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The two hold their serves comfortably and it is 4-4
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And the second seed holds!

3-3
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Federer puts Struff out of the court with a huge crosscourt forehand
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Federer saves it with a smash!

Deuce
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Struff does well again to cut off Federer's volley with a backhand.


Break point
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BREAK


And Federer didn't make a mistake this time!


He breaks right back!

Struff 3-2
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