2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN

3rd Round

ROGER FEDERER v MAX MIRNYI

6-3 6-4 6-3

 

 

Federer had to face a dangerous opponent in the 6'5" tall net rushing Russian Max Mirnyi. 

This match had the potential for upset, but Federer was on his game from the begining. 

The world number one produced another superb display of shot-making to seal victory in less than two hours and reach the last 16 without a dropping a set in the tournament.

Mirnyi used his serve and volley tactics, but the slow surface gave Federer plenty of time to choose his passing shot, and his aim was deadly.

The victory gave Federer added confidence for his run to the championship match.

The top seed said: "I'm very pleased with the way I played, it was a very good performance. 

I knew what to expect - I've played him on many occasions and he played exactly how I expected."p seed said: "I'm very pleased with the way I played, it was a very good performance. I knew what to expect - I've played him on many occasions and he played exactly how I expected."

 

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