Result: Roger Federer comes from a set down to reach Shanghai Masters quarter-finals

Roger Federer
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Roger Federer is forced to three sets by Stanislas Wawrinka but manages to see it through to book a place in the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals.

Roger Federer suffered an early scare in his third-round clash against Stanislas Wawrinka but managed to secure a 4-6 7-6(4) 6-0 victory.

The world number one struggled in the early stages of the contest as his countryman secured the first break of the match and executed some precise forehand shots across the court to hold serve and push on to win the opening set.

Federer had to fight back in the second but Wawrinka managed to match his compatriot with strong serves and take the set to a tie break but it was Federer who prevailed to draw level.

Despite an early stumble, Federer crushed Wawrinka in the final set by six games to love to book his place in the final eight.

Roger Federer
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2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,305
18Lucas Pouille2,220
19United States John Isner2,110
20United States Sam Querrey2,060