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March 13, 2018 3:05 am gmt |
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World number one Roger Federer needed less than an hour to dispatch Filip Krajinovic at the BNP Paribas Open in California on Monday (March 12), mixing overpowering serves and pinpoint groundstrokes to advance to the fourth round of the tournament. Playing for a third consecutive day due to weather d...
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January 29, 2018 3:53 am gmt |
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Roger Federer posed with his Australian Open trophy in Melbourne on Monday (January 29) after winning the title six times and clenching a very “special” 20th grand slam title. Federer, a nervous defending champion, survived a second set ‘freeze’ and a late rally by sixth seed ...
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November 20, 2017 4:49 am gmt |
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Grigor Dimitrov claimed the biggest title of his career and sent out a huge statement of intent as the stylish Bulgarian beat David Goffin 7-5 4-6 6-3 to win the ATP Finals on Sunday (November 19). The 26-year-old recovered from losing his opening two service games to finally get the better of the wi...
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November 19, 2017 4:57 am gmt |
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As if clocking up a first victory over Rafael Nadal was not enough, David Goffin continued breaking new ground by stunning Roger Federer at the ATP Finals on Saturday (November 18) to claim the biggest win of his career and reach the final. Few gave the willowy world number eight a prayer against the...
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November 15, 2017 4:43 am gmt |
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Roger Federer marched into the semi-finals of the ATP Finals in London once again on Tuesday (November 14) but he made hard work of the task before finally prevailing 7-6(6) 5-7 6-1 in a high-quality battle of the generations with Germany’s Alexander Zverev. The 36-year-old six-time champion ma...
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November 13, 2017 5:06 am gmt |
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Aiming to end a sensational year as he began it, Swiss master Roger Federer opened his bid for a seventh ATP Finals title with 6-4 7-6(4) victory over American debutant Jack Sock on Sunday (November 12). The 36-year-old was given a thorough workout by Sock although had he been a little more clinical ...
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November 8, 2017 7:14 am gmt |
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Britain’s Andy Murray hopes to make his competitive return in Brisbane in January following a hip injury – but only if he is 100% fit. The Scot lost 6-3 3-6 10-6 to world number two Roger Federer as part of a charity event in Glasgow on Tuesday. It was the first time Murray, 30, had [&hel...
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October 29, 2017 3:36 am gmt |
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Federer swatted aside David Goffin 6-1 6-2 in exactly one hour on Saturday (October 28) to reach the final of his hometown tournament for the 13th time. Federer has won seven and lost five of the previous finals, with two of those defeats against Del Potro in 2012 and 2013, his opponent on Sunday (Oc...
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October 28, 2017 3:36 am gmt |
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Top seed Roger Federer was finally forced to work hard for a win at the Swiss Indoors tournament as he fought back to beat Adrian Mannarino 4-6 6-1 6-3 in his quarter-final on Friday (October 27). The world number two, chasing an eighth title at his hometown tournament, had dropped only eight games a...
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October 15, 2017 11:45 am gmt |
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Roger Federer brushed aside world number one Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday (October 15) and register his fourth victory of the year over his Spanish rival. The Swiss world number two beat Nadal in the finals of the Australian Open and Miami Masters and in the last 16 at [...
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October 15, 2017 3:39 am gmt |
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World number one Rafael Nadal squeezed past Croatian Marin Cilic with a 7-5 7-6(3) victory on Saturday (October 14) to set up a mouth-watering clash with Swiss Roger Federer in the Shanghai Masters final. Second-ranked Federer came from behind to beat Argentine Juan Martin del Potro 3-6 6-3 6-3 to en...
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October 14, 2017 4:32 am gmt |
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Top seeds Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer remain on course to meet in Shanghai after reaching the last four. World number one Nadal beat Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 to register his 15th consecutive win and will face fourth seed Marin Cilic in the semis. Federer will play Juan Martin del Potro in...
In Tennis
October 13, 2017 3:46 am gmt |
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Swiss tennis player Roger Federer advanced to the quarter finals at the Shanghai Masters after victory over Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov on Thursday (October 12). The world number two delighted his small army of Chinese fans inside the Qi Zhong Centre with an emphatic 6-4 6-2 win. While a Nadal-Fede...
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August 29, 2017 4:37 am gmt |
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Tennis fans made their pilgrimage to the Billie Jean King USTA National Tennis Center on Monday (August 28) for the opening day of the U.S. Open. Fans said they’re most excited to see tennis greats Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Venus Williams play. The U.S. Tennis Association expects roughly ...
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August 8, 2017 11:32 am gmt |
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World number three tennis player Roger Federer said on Monday (August 7) he hopes Rafael Nadal regains the number one ranking in Montreal this week. Nadal will return to the top of the ATP world rankings for the first time in three years if he reaches the semi-finals at this week’s Rogers Cup. ...
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July 27, 2016 10:58 am gmt |
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Switzerland’s Roger Federer has pulled out of the Rio 2016 Olympics citing a knee problem for which he had a surgery earlier this year. Federer announced this on his Facebook page and he also added that he will miss remainder of 2016 season for the same reason. “I’m extremely disappointed to announce...
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July 27, 2016 4:29 am gmt |
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Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer will miss the Olympics and the rest of the season with a knee injury. Federer, 34, had knee surgery in February before missing May’s French Open with a back problem. The 17-time Grand Slam champion said he needs “more extensive rehabilitation” if he...
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July 21, 2016 11:56 am gmt |
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Roger Federer will kick off his 20th season as a professional at the Hopman Cup next year, returning to the international team tournament in Perth for the first time since he teamed up with his now wife Mirka in 2002. The 34-year-old Swiss will be partnered at the Perth Arena from Jan. 1-7 by compatr...
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January 28, 2016 11:27 am gmt |
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Novak Djokovic advanced to his sixth Australian Open final with a 6-1 6-2 3-6 6-3 victory over Roger Federer. The world number one dominated the first two sets with some superb hitting, then had to hold off a spirited Federer fightback. It is the third straight Grand Slam in which Djokovic has beaten...