"It's been great.Felt like I found my range, my rhythm early in the year".
Federer says he sees great things from Chung, who excels in the areas of consistency and quickness.
Pliskova, who reached the quarter-finals at the Australian Open in January, smashed five aces but made six double faults. "I have few match points but start (getting) windy and he playing good".
"I'm going to get some rest now", Baghdatis said in a prepared statement.
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The world number one broke again at 4-4 in the second set on his way to closing out another straight-sets win.
The defending champion was nearly untouchable on serve as he won 90 percent of his service points, including 100 percent of his first-serve points. "I have a lot of respect for him".
Chung, who ranks 26th in the world, beat Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas on Wednesday in two straight sets in the tenth round of the tournament held in Indian Wells, California.
"We just trying to little bit serve a little bit and the physicality and everything, the mentally, and just trying to enjoy on the court all the time".
Federer said he was looking forward to playing the World #26 and that he was happy to see the young Korean star had healed so quickly.
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Fritz had a chance to serve out the second set at 5-4 and couldn't do it, but he saved a match point down 6-5 in the tiebreaker before trying it up and letting out a yell.
South African No. 7 seed Kevin Anderson will look to continue his impressive hard-court form of late when he meets 21-year-old Croatian Borna Coric in the other men's quarter-final on Thursday.
Meanwhile, No. 31 seed Philipp Kohlschreiber downed Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4, 7-6 (1) in their fourth-round match.
World No 1 Simona Halep punched her ticket to the Indian Wells semi-finals with a 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3 win over Croatia's Petra Martic on Wednesday.
Federer, the defending champion of the competition, won the French player, 7-5 6-4 in just an hour and 22 minutes.
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