Result: Roger Federer dispatches Tommy Robredo to reach Wimbledon quarter-finals

Roger Federer takes just over an hour-and-a-half to defeat Tommy Robredo and book his place in the quarter-finals of Wimbledon.

Roger Federer took just over an hour-and-a-half to defeat Tommy Robredo and book his place in the quarter-finals of Wimbledon this afternoon, overcoming the Spaniard 6-1 6-4 6-4 on No.1 Court.

Switzerland's Roger Federer returns against Spain's Tommy Robredo during their men's singles fourth round match on day eight of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 1, 2014© Getty Images

In the first set Federer broke Robredo at the first opportunity before closing out the opener with little fuss.

Although Robredo won more games in the second, he didn't win a single point on Federer's serve as the seven-time champion cruised through.

The third set was much tighter, with both men made to work on serve before a costly forehand error at the net from Robredo led to Federer clinching the all-important break.

Robredo had a break-back point when 5-4 down in the third, but couldn't take it and soon Federer converted his third match point to seal victory.

Federer could face fellow Swiss and the man seeded directly behind him at number five, Stanislas Wawrinka, in the last eight.

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after defeating his Gentlemen's Singles first round match against Paolo Lorenzi of Italy on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on June 24,
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