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Australian Open 2018, Day 8: Roger Federer vs Marton Fucsovics, Live Match Updates

Federer 6-4, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 Fucsoovics.
Updated: 22 January 2018 12:15 IST - Published: 22 January 2018 09:10 IST
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The Fed-express marches on, as the Swiss maestro makes his way to his 14th Australian Open quarterfinal. His performance certainly shows that he is still one of the top contenders for the title this year, despite what he says.

With this, we come to the end of our coverage for this match, but do stay logged in to Sportskeeda for more updates from around the world of sports.

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Federer clinches the tie with 6-2 scoreline in the 3rd set!
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And he has done it! Federer makes it to his 14th Australian Open quarterfinal, as he brings out a flurry of serve-and-volleys to clinch the match!
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Fucsovics makes it 2-5!
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The 36-year-old tries a bit of net-play, but that ploy does not work out, as Fucsovics survives for one more game.
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Federer goes one step closer to the win. 5-1!
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The big serves are out of the bag from Federer, and he toys with the Hungarian to take a 4-point lead now.
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Federer is 2 breaks up now! 4-1!
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The unforced errors are piling up from Fucsovics, and Federer capitalises on that to surge into a 3-point lead.
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Federer maintains his lead at 3-1
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Fucsovic gave Federer a good fight in the last game, but the 36-year-old managed to hold on to his service game in style.
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Fucsovics makes it 2-1
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Fucsovics strikes back in the third game and halves the deficit. However, Federer is still one break up.
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Federer makes it 2-0
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And the Swiss maestro gets done with his service game swiftly, to double his lead.
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Federer takes the early break, leads 1-0
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Stark contrast from the last set. While he was moving around the court well in the 2nd set, he has been making his opponent do all the work in this one, and breaks Fucsovics in the very first game.
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Federer takes the 2nd set 7-6 (7-3)
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And he does it...as if there were any questions. He brings up yet another point, to clinch the second set.
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INSANE down-the-line forehand by Federer to bring up 3 set points. 6-3!
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And Federer brings out the old serve-and-volley, to take a 5-3 lead!
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Fucsovics hit it long, and gives an easy point to Federer. 4-3 on the tie-break!
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It's all square at the tie-break, as both Federer and Fucsivics are tied at 3-3.
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Fucsovics draws level at 6-6
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Who says Federer is 36? The Swiss wizard is moving all around the court. He gave Fucsoovics a good run for his money. However, the Hungarian came back to draw level at 6-6.