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() Roger Federer buries David Goffin for the loss of just four games to reach the last eight at the US Open Roger Federer comprehensively defeated Belgian No 1 David Goffin 6-2, 6-2, 6-0 The revitalised Swiss secured his progress to the last eight of the US Open  Federer will next face Grigor Dimitrov who unexpectedly beat Alex de Minaur

By Mike Dickson for the Daily Mail

Published: 22:33 BST, 1 September 2019 | Updated: 23:26 BST, 1 September 2019

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If Dan Evans thought he had it hard against the suddenly revitalised Roger Federer then it was even worse for the unfortunate Belgian No 1 David Goffin.

Having allowed the British No 2 just five games in their third-round encounter, the 38-year-old Swiss was in even more miserly form, brushing aside another talented ball-striker for the loss of just four.

This has been a completely unforeseen turnaround for the recently beaten Wimbledon finalist, who looked so shaky in the first two rounds that he resembled an upset waiting to happen.

Roger Federer served a reminder of his class by beating David Goffin 6-2, 6-2, 6-0 at US Open

Roger Federer served a reminder of his class by beating David Goffin 6-2, 6-2, 6-0 at US Open

As his direct contemporary Serena Williams battled away, Federer is

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