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Juan Martin del Potro, Marin Cilic and Roger Federer all through to the round of Swiss Indoor quarter-finals

Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro both slipped into the Swiss Indoors quarter-finals by beating French adversaries in straight sets on Thursday.

Top-seeded Federer traveled to a 6-1, 6-3 prevail upon 40th-positioned Benoit Paire in 57 minutes.

Federer took his second match-point risk on Paire’s serve, moving toward the net to hit a forehand cross-court champ.

Federer has not confronted a break point this week in two matches at the place where he grew up occasion in Basel. He next plays another Frenchman, seventh-seeded Adrian Mannarino.

Mannarino progressed to Friday’s quarter-finals subsequent to beating Canadian youngster Denis Shapovalov 4-6, 6-1, 6-2.

Fourth-seeded Del Potro, a two-time Basel champion, beat Julien Benneteau 6-4, 6-4 and remained on course to meet all requirements for the ATP World Tour Finals lineup in London one month from now.

Likewise Thursday, Marin Cilic, the second-seeded shielding champion, beat 54th-positioned Borna Coric 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 to enhance to 5-0 against his Croatian comrade.

Cilic will play Hungarian qualifier Marton Fucsovics in the quarterfinals. Fucsovics propelled when rival Leonardo Mayer resigned when trailing 3-0 in the main set.

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