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reporttennisa year ago

French Open Round Up | Roger Federer creates Grand Slam record as Rafael Nadal survives scare

37-year-old Roger Federer, on Friday, became the oldest man to make it to the fourth round of the French Open in 47 years as he got the better of Norway’s Casper Ruud in his 400th Grand Slam match. His nemeses, Rafael Nadal, however had to stretch to the fourth set against David Goffin.
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newstennisa year ago

French Open Round up | Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal advance into next round

There were hardly an upset on Wednesday in the French Open as big names like Roger Federer, Rafael, Nadal, Stan Wawrinka, Grigor Dimitrov, Stefanos Tsitsipas all progressed into the next round. In the women’s singles category, Elina Svitolina, Garbiñe Muguruza, Slone Stephens advanced among others.
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newstennis2 years ago

I am tired of comparisons with Roger Federer, says Grigor Dimitrov

Grigor Dimitrov has stated that he is tired of continually being compared to Swiss ace Roger Federer. However, the world number 4 has also admitted that he is inspired by Federer's arch-rival Rafael Nadal to reach new levels and he will relish the challenge of facing him in upcoming matches.
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newstennis3 years ago

Grigor Dimitrov replaces Roger Federer as top seed in Dubai Championship

Grigor Dimitrov has replaced Roger Federer as the no.1 seed in the Dubai Championship after the Swiss ace decided to pull out of the event to prepare for title defences in the Masters 1000 events in Indian Wells and Miami. Dimitrov is set to face Tunisia’s Melek Jaziri in the first round on Monday.
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newstennis3 years ago

Rotterdam Open | My first objective was to win 100 titles, claims Roger Federer

After winning his 97th career title by defeating Grigor Dimitrov in Rotterdam Open final, Roger Federer said that his first objective is to win 100 career titles in the Open era. The Swiss maestro revealed his happiness for the ‘fantastic week’ as he became the oldest player to be ranked number one.
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newstennis3 years ago

Australian Open | Bopanna-Babos enter mixed doubles QF; Nadal concedes match mid-way due to leg injury

In what was a proud moment for Indian Tennis fans all over the world, the pair of Rohan Bopanna and his partner Timea Babos reached the quarters of the mixed doubles at the Australian Open. Last year’s finalist Rafael Nadal bowed out due to a leg injury during the match against Marin Cilic.
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newstennis3 years ago

WATCH | Hawk-eye suffers brain-fade in Dimitrov-Edmund quarter final

Brain-fades appear to be an Australian thing as after Aussie cricket captain Steve Smith’s one in India, we have now seen the yet another one down under from the most unlikely source. The Hawk-eye at Dimitrov-Edmund match had to take a few seconds to come up with a final decision on a challenge.
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newstennis3 years ago

AUSTRALIAN OPEN | Rafael Nadal defeats Dzumhur as Wozniacki ousts Bertens

Friday saw no upsets as Rafael Nadal, Grigor Dimitrov and Nick Kyrgios had convincing wins against Damir Dzumhur, Andrey Rublev and Wilfried Tsonga respectively. In women’s singles, Caroline Wozniacki defeated Kiki Bertens as 15-year-old Kostyuk was knocked out by Elina Svitolina in the round of 32.
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reporttennis3 years ago

Australian Open | Rafael Nadal, Grigor Dimitrov enter third round with contrasting victories

Rafael Nadal has progressed to the third round of the Australian Open after a sublime straight-set victory over Leonardo Mayer on Wednesday. On the other hand, third-seed Grigor Dimitrov was tested to the limit but eventually overcame the challenge of American qualifier Mackenzie McDonald in 5 sets.
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newstennis3 years 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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