Roger Federer, of Switzerland, left, shakes hands with Jeremy Chardy, of France, after Federer's win at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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Roger Federer defeated Jeremy Chardy of France 7-5, 6-4 in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday, and at 15-0 the world's top-ranked men's player is off to his best start since 2006 .Federer went on to win a five-set final against Marin Cilic for his 20th Grand Slam title.Federer again took the only break in the second set to go up 5-4 . His forehand pulled Chardy completely off the court and Federer hit a crosscourt backhand winner off Chardy's return. Federer served his fifth love game of the match to close it out.Chardy committed 46 unforced errors to 29 for Federer, who won 90 percent of his total service points.In other fourth-round men's matches, No. 6 Juan Martin del Potro beat fellow Argentine Leonardo Mayer 3-6, 7-6 (7), 6-3; No. 18 Sam Querrey defeated No. 28 Feliciano Lopez of Spain 6-3, 6-4; Borna Coric of Croatia outlasted American Taylor Fritz 6-2, 6-7 (8), 6-4; and No. 31 Phillipp Kohlschreiber of Germany beat Pierre-Hughes Herbert of France 6-4, 7-6 (7).
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