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Roger Federer will take on Kevin Anderson in the quarter finals of the 2014 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, California on Thursday.

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Federer has made it to the last eight of the BNP Paribas Open after registering a straight set victory over Tommy Haas. The Swiss tennis star had to fight hard to win the first set as the outcome was decided over a tie breaker.

The former world No 1 won the first set 7-6 and had no much trouble in winning the second set as he won the match 7-6, 6-2. Federer has already won the competition in four occasions and a win on Sunday's final could see him extend the tally.

Meanwhile, his opponent, Anderson defeated 2014 Australian Open winner Stanislas Wawrinka in the earlier round to seal a place in the quarter finals of the BNP Paribas Open.

Anderson was unable to defeat Wawrinka in straight sets as he lost the second set. The match ended with scores 7-6, 4-6, 6-1. A victory for the South African over Federer will see him make it to the last four of the competition.


Federer has faced Anderson once in his career, with the Swiss tennis star coming out victorious in that occasions. The pair have never met in a Grand Slam event.

BNP Paribas Open History

Anderson and Anderson have never met in the BNP Paribas Open.