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​Federer defeats Fucsovics to continue title defense

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Roger Federer shut down Márton Fucsovics, 6–4, 7–6(3), 6–2, in the fourth round of the 2018 Australian Open.

Federer almost lost his composure in the second set, committing a forehand error to tie the last game, 3-all.

Federer used his experience to secure three consecutive points through forehand to avoid droping a set, 7-3. Defending champion Federer has yet to drop a set.

Federer is gunning for his 20th Grand Slam title.

Federer’s next match will be against Tomáš Berdych, who defeated Fabio Fognini, 6–1, 6–4, 6–4.