Roger Federer overcomes tough Shanghai Masters opener to join Rafael Nadal in the last-16

Roger Federer overcomes tough Shanghai Masters opener to join Rafael Nadal in the last-16
 

Roger Federer overcame plucky Argentine Diego Schwartzman to battle through a tough opening match at the Shanghai Masters.
The world No. 2 was forced to dig deep in a tight first set, recovering from 0-2 down in the tiebreak, before snatching an early break in the second to set up a tie against Alexandr Dolgopolov with a 7-6 (7-4) 6-4 win.
Schwartzman had been in a rich vein of form heading into the clash, having reached the quarter-finals in five of his last six tournaments – including the US Open – but he was a real underdog for a tricky second round draw at the Masters 1000 event.
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11 October 2017 in Sport, Views: 38
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