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​Federer defeats Fucsovics to continue title defense


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.