Federer into quarters at Swiss Indoors

Switzerland's Roger Federer acknowledges the crowd after winning his second round match against Moldova's Radu Albot, during the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament in Basel, Switzerland, on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. (Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP)

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) Roger Federer eased to a 6-0, 6-3 win over 49th-ranked Radu Albot in the second round of the Swiss Indoors on Wednesday.

The top-seeded Federer had to save two break points in the first set on his way to sweeping the first eight games of the match.

Seeking a 10th title at his hometown event, Federer has spent less than two hours combined on court for his two match wins so far this week.

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