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Says Federer Kei Nishikori is ‘tough’ to play, ahead of Shanghai quarters

  • 12 Oct 2018 15:39:10

Ahead of his quarter-final clash against Japan’s Kei Nishikori in the ongoing Shanghai Masters, among twenty-time Grand Slam champion of Roger Federer has stated that the former is a “tough” opponent to play against.

The 37-year-old further hoped that his close wins against Spain’s Bautista Agut and Daniil Medvedev of Russia in the previous clashes of the tournament would be helpful while facing the world number twelve on Friday.

“As we know with Kei’s game, once he finds his range and his rhythm, he’s very tough to play. I think it’s going to be a tough match,” ATP quoted Federer, as saying.