August 19, 2014
PARIS (AP) - Roger Federer reached the fourth round of the French Open by beating Julien Benneteau of France 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 Friday.
The second-seeded Federer dropped his serve in the first game of the match, but broke the 30th-seeded Benneteau four times.
The 17-time Grand Slam champion, who won his only title at Roland Garros in 2009, will play either Gilles Simon or big-serving Sam Querrey.
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