Federer blitzes Goffin to reach Australian Open quarters

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Melbourne, Jan.24 (ANI): Third-seed Roger Federer continued his rich vein of form as he cemented his place in the quarterfinals of Australian Open after claiming a three-set win over David Goffin of Belgium on Sunday.

The 17-time Grand Slam champion demolished 15th seed Goffin 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 in the fourth round contest that lasted for one hour and 27 minutes.

With the win, the Swiss maestro has now set-up a quarterfinal clash with sixth seed Tomas Berdych, who battled past Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain to claim 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 win.

Earlier, in the third round of the tournament, Federer recorded his 300th career Grand Slam win by claiming a four-set win over Grigor Dimitrov.(ANI)

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