Roger Federer beats Grigor Dimitrov and passes milestone at Australian Open

• Swiss progressed in four sets 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4
• Faces 15th seed David Goffin in the fourth round

Roger Federer became the first male player to win 300 grand slam singles matches when he moved into the fourth round of the Australian Open with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 victory over Grigor Dimitrov at the Rod Laver Arena on Friday.

The 34-year-old improved to 5-0 against Dimitrov, a young Bulgarian with a similar style, including two wins in two weeks. Dimitrov took a set off Federer for the first time in the quarter-finals at the Brisbane International, and did that again in Melbourne.

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