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Federer, Murray reach 4th round in Australia

Melbourne, Australia (SportsNetwork.com) - Roger Federer dropped just seven games in a third-round win Saturday over Teymuraz Gabashvili at the Australian Open and Andy Murray also advanced with a straight-sets win.

Federer, seeded No. 6, fired six aces in the 101-minute match but converted just five of his 14 break points.

The four-time champion won 87 percent of his first-serve points in the 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 victory.

Gabashvili double-faulted five times and had 33 unforced errors to just 27 winners.

Federer, 32, who won four Australian Open titles between 2004-10, will face either 10th-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga or No. 18 Gilles Simon in the fourth round.

In their only other meeting, Federer lost nine games while beating Gabashvili in the first round at Wimbledon in 2007.

Murray, seeded fourth, knocked off Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (7-2), 6-4, 6-2. The three-time runner-up Murray will meet Stephane Robert in the fourth round.

Grigor Dimitrov, seeded No. 22, upset 11th-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada after a 22-point tiebreaker in the fourth set. Dimitrov won 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (12-10) and will play Roberto Bautista Agut, who breezed past 27th-seeded Benoit Paire 6-2, 6-1, 6-4.

Robert beat Martin Klizan, 6-0, 7-6 (7-2), 6-4.

No. 1 Rafael Nadal is in action Saturday night against 25th-seeded Gael Monfils.