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Federer into Dubai last-eight, edges closer to 100th title

2019-02-27 19:57
Roger Federer
Roger Federer (AP)

Dubai - Roger Federer carved out his seventh straight win over Fernando Verdasco on Wednesday to reach the Dubai Championships quarter-finals 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 to stay on course for a 100th career title.

The 20-time Grand Slam winner, who now has 50 wins in Dubai, will face Hungary's Marton Fucsovics for a place in the semi-finals.

Results from the ATP Dubai Championships on Wednesday (x indicates seeding):  

2nd rd

Hubert Hurkacz (POL) bt Kei Nishikori (JPN x1) 7-5, 5-7, 6-2

Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE x5) bt Egor Gerasimov (BLR) 6-3, 6-1

Gael Monfils (FRA) bt Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) 6-3, 6-2

Ricardas Berankis (LTU) bt Denis Kudla (USA) 6-4, 6-1

Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO) bt Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) 6-7 (2/7), 6-4, 6-3

Marton Fucsovics (HUN) bt Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) 6-4, 6-2

Roger Federer (SUI x2) bt Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

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