Roger Federer upset in Shanghai

Updated: October 10, 2013, 1:38 PM ET
Associated Press

SHANGHAI -- Roger Federer's chances of qualifying for the ATP Tour Finals took a hit Thursday when he lost in three sets to Gael Monfils at the Shanghai Masters, the latest early-round loss for the 17-time Grand Slam champion.

Monfils beat Federer in the third round 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3, extending the former world No. 1's recent slide.

Defending champion Novak Djokovic and top-ranked Rafael Nadal, meanwhile, moved into the quarterfinals with straights-set wins.

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