newstennis3 days ago

VIDEO : Philipp Kohlschreiber surprises Roger Federer with spectacular no-look drop shot

After Roger Federer pulled off a stunning no-look shot against Ruben Bemelmans, he was on the receiving end of the same this time around in the Rotterdam Open. Philipp Kohlschreiber produced a magical no-look drop shot as he made Federer sweat before losing the match 7-6 (10-8) 7-5.
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newstennis4 days ago

VIDEO | Roger Federer bamboozles Bemelmans with a no-look shot before getting the winner

One of the reasons Roger Federer is the best in his game is because of his ability to make difficult things look ridiculously easy. The Swiss ace exhibited one such instance yet again at Rotterdam as he stunned Ruben Bemelmans with a no-look return before clinching the winner like a boss.
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featuretennis12 days ago

Rafael Nadal Vows to End Roger Federer's Domination

Roger Federer might be on top of the world after winning the Men’s Singles in Australian Open, but he is yet to cover plenty of ground before he becomes the World No. 1 again. And Rafael Nadal, who is currently sitting atop the ATP rankings, has vowed to crush Federer’s hopes of overtaking him.
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reporttennisa month ago

Australian Open | Roger Federer reaches quarters; Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem suffer upsets

Roger Federer reached into the quarters of the Australian Open after registering straight sets win against Marton Fucsovics today. In the other games of the men’s singles, Dominic Thiem and Novak Djokovic faced loss to Tennys Sandgren and Hyeon Chung respectively to bring an end to their campaigns.
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newstennisa month ago

Roger Federer joins calls for higher prize money cut in Grand Slams

Roger Federer joined Novak Djokovic in the demand for higher prize money at the Grand Slams, as the 19-time Grand Slam champion's participation now adds weight to the debate. The Swiss ace stated that his fellow players also had an agreement with the Grand Slam pool, which has run its course.
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newstennisa month ago

Australian Open | Paes-Raja advance to next round, Federer, Djokovic reach third round

Leander Paes and partner Purav Raja beat Nikoloz Basilashvili and Andreas Haider-Maurer 6-2, 6-3 in the opening round of the Australian Open. The likes of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Juan Del Potro along with women's World No.1 Simona Halep progressed to the next round of the tournament.
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newstennisa month ago

Australian Open 2018 : Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic advance to second round on Day 2

Defending champion Roger Federer eased past Slovenian Aijaz Bedene in straight sets of 6-3 6-4 6-3 while Djokovic swept across American Donald Young with a 6-1 6-2 6-4 win. World number 19, Ash Barty defeats Aryna Sabalenka in the first round at Rod Laver Arena in the first round.
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newstennisa month ago

WATCH | Dominic Thiem’s Federer-esque tweener brings the crowd to their feet

Dominic Thiem has made a name for himself as a clay-court specialist but hasn’t been able to translate his form on the faster surfaces. However, that didn’t stop him from coming up with a  tweener winner against Guido Pella, in the Australian Open, that Roger Federer would have been proud of.
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newstennisa month ago

WATCH | Roger Federer sends fans into a fit of laughter with cheeky comment over kid’s cry

Roger Federer is known for his ability to send the crowd to a tizzy through his inimitable style, but, on Tuesday, the Rod Laver Arena crowd saw the funny side of the Swiss Maestro. When a baby suddenly started crying in the arena, Federer passed on a cheeky comment stating, “It’s is not mine”.
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newstennisa month ago

Australian Open 2018 | Yuki Bhambri and Venus Williams bows out in opening round

India’s solitary singles representative at the Australian Open Yuki Bhambri didn’t manage to make it past the first-round of the tournament as he lost to Marcos Baghdatis on Monday. Last year’s runners-up Venus Williams also lost to Belinda Bencic summing up a bad day for the American contingent.
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