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

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.

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