Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic advance

Updated: October 15, 2010, 11:51 AM ET
Associated Press

SHANGHAI -- Roger Federer routed Robin Soderling 6-1, 6-1 Friday and advanced to the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters with Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray.

Unseeded Juan Monaco of Argentina ousted Jurgen Melzer of Austria 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-2 in the other quarterfinal. Melzer beat top-ranked Rafael Nadal on Thursday.

None of the three leading players has lost a set in the tournament.

Federer punctuated his 54-minute victory with a Pete Sampras-like jumping smash after Soderling ...

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