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Federer extends remarkable winning streak

2018-03-17 22:59
Roger Federer (AP)

Indian Wells - World number one Roger Federer extended his season-best win streak to 17 matches, securing a spot in the Indian Wells final by defeating Borna Coric 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday.

Federer survived a stern test from world number 49 Coric but managed to hold on for a 17-0 record this year, surpassing his prior career-best calendar year start in 2006 when he opened with 16 straight wins.

The defending champion will be aiming for a record sixth Indian Wells title when he squares off against either Canadian Milos Raonic or sixth-seeded Juan Martin Del Potro in Sunday's championship match.

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