Federer reached the fourth round for the 11th straight year.
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Swiss pair Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka both eased into the last 16 of the French Open Friday as hopes of a first home winner in 32 years were boosted.Already set in the same quarter of the draw at the last 16 stage is a Franco-Swiss encounter opposing Wawrinka and Gilles Simon.Earlier in the day Richard Gasquet made it seven French players into the third round of the tournament stirring hopes of a realistic home title challenge.Gasquet, a former Wimbledon semifinalist and world top tenner, finally saw off the challenge of Argentine claycourter Carlos Berlocq 3-6, 6-3, 6-1, 4-6, 6-1 after the match had been suspended overnight at two sets all.
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