Result: Roger Federer beats Lukas Rosol to reach Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals

Roger Federer celebrates his win over Radek Stepanek in the Monte Carlo Masters second round on April 16, 2014
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Roger Federer beats Lukas Rosol 6-4 6-1 to book his place in the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters.

World number four Roger Federer has cruised past Czech player Lukas Rosol 6-4 6-1 to reach the quarter-finals of this year's Monte Carlo Masters tournament.

Rosol came out very strongly and was the better player for the first few games, and he managed a break in the third to make it 3-1.

The first set then went with serve until the Swiss player upped his game in the eighth. He broke back to make it 4-4, before breaking in the final game to win the set with a fine turnaround.

The second set went with serve until the fourth game when Federer managed to break to love, before consolidating it with a hold to 15 and a 4-1 lead.

He broke once more before claiming victory at the first time of asking in a second set that lasted just 25 minutes to secure his spot in the final eight.

Roger Federer celebrates his win over Radek Stepanek in the Monte Carlo Masters second round on April 16, 2014
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