Roger Federer to quarterfinals of the Shanghai Tennis Championship

Tennis legend Roger Federer defeated Belgian David Goffin in the Shanghai Tennis Championships in the final, with federer climbing to the quarter-finals.

Third-seeded Roger Federer defeated 14th-seeded David Guven 7-7 (9-7), 6-4 to win the quarter-finals.

This was the 11th showdown between the players, and the victory was a Swiss ally in 10 of them.

Federer will compete for a place in the semi-finals, against germany's Alexander Zverev, the world's sixth seed and fifth-seeded Andrei Rublev of Russia(33).