Only Connors (109) has won more titles than Federer, however, at 37 years old, the world No 3 does not think he has the time remaining to become the most decorated player of the professional era.
A ninth title at Federer's hometown event in Basel, where he was once a ball boy, matched the nine he has won at the Halle grass-court event in Germany.
Copil will be playing the biggest match of his career after overcoming second seed Zverev, with the Romanian having dropped just one set in six matches in Basel.
The world No.8 sent down 13 aces and 36 winners, winning 91 per cent of his first-serve points as he wrapped up victory in just under two hours.
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The jovial Australian has been out of sorts and out of luck since his last pole at the Monaco Grand Prix, which he went on to win - also his last visit to the podium.
"For those who do not speak such good German and Swiss-German, thank you very much for coming", he said.
"I would love for it to be the beginning of my career at this level", said Copil, who played his first tour-level match in 2009.
Simon responded, however, breaking Federer three times in the second set to force a third.
"It's very hard for me to explain how it feels like", he said.
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"I came through qualifying and I didn't know what to expect but here I am", said the 28-year-old Copil.
The 20-time Grand Slam champion will have to re-group quickly for the semis, where he will play the victor from Greek breakthrough player Stefanos Tsitsipas and Daniil Medvedev.
Federer surged into a 3-0 lead in the decider, only to for Simon to once again show his battling qualities to break back in game seven.
The top-seeded Swiss rallied from trailing by a service break in each set against the 93rd-ranked Romanian, whose serve was measured at 243 kph (151 mph) in his opening service game.
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But with Simon serving at 4-5, the Swiss great broke the Frenchman's serve for the fifth time in the match to secure the victory in two hours and 34 minutes. But he finally lost his nerve in the 12th game when two unforced errors in a row handed Federer the match.