Roger Federer Australian Open 2016 highlights match-up results, recap and replay of all matches in Aus open 2016 one of the biggest tennis yearly event in Melbourne Australia.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Roger Federer extended his streak by reaching the third round for the 17th straight Australian Open, and registered his 299th match win at a major.
Federer, playing his 65th consecutive major, advanced 6-3, 7-5, 6-1 over Alexandr Dolgopolov. He lost in the third round in his first two trips to Melbourne Park in 2000 and ’01 and again last year – in between he won the title four times and lost one final during a run of reaching the semifinals or better in 11 straight years.
”I hope to keep it up as long as I choose to play tennis,” he said. ”I mean, it’s the least I expect to be in the third round of a Slam, obviously, so I’m pumped up, playing well, feeling good.
”But there’s always a danger, you know. Like last year the third round was the end for me, so I hope to go further this time.”
Federer will next play Grigor Dimitrov, who has a style that has been compared with Federer’s, after the No. 27-seeded player beat Marco Trungelliti 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5.
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