Will Ferrell asks Roger Federer: 'Are you a vampire?'

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The Swiss second seed was too strong for the 55th-ranked Struff, reeling off a 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) victory in 1hr 55min in the night match on Rod Laver Arena.

Though the 19-time Grand Slam champ is campaigning for a bigger slice of the pie for the whole tour.

On Tuesday night, he got something different.

Roger Federer says he is regaining the rhythm and consistency of his silky serve following his recovery from a back injury as he steps up the defence of his Australian Open title.

Ferrell continued: "You're 36 years old".

The Anchorman star was in the crowd during Roger Federer's round one match against Slovenian Aljaz Bedene, and was later invited onto the court to ask the grand slam champion a couple of questions. The 14th seed, who is bidding to clinch his sixth Australian Open title, went down in the first set, but he rebounded strongly to eventually outplay Monfils 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 in a thrilling second-round clash at the Melbourne Park.

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“I was able to stay more on the offensive than he was and maybe I was protecting my own serve better than him, ” Federer said.

"He came to train with me in Switzerland past year", said Federer. The 2014 champion, seeded ninth, only made a decision to play in Melbourne on the eve of the tournament and was well below his best as he lost 6-2 6-1 6-4 to Tennys Sandgren of the USA. "But, like I said on court, I would back myself playing during the daytime also". I was 22. Either I played quarters or I lost first round.

He will play Hyeon Chung in the round of 16 following the South Korean's five-set upset win over fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev earlier Saturday. Garcia will play Madison Keys in the fourth round.

On Saturday, Fognini moved into the second week of the Australian Open after a 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 win over Benneteau advanced him to the fourth round.

Federer, who did not face a break point in 26 games, lost his only serve in the match late in the third set on his second break point, such was his dominance.

"It's always really cool to go up against the best in the world", Bouchard said. It's sensical." "I can't tell you how many times at USA based I played second night match after Andre/Pete. "But it felt pretty routine today".

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