newstennis8 hours ago

Federer says Francis Tiafoe is a star in the making

Roger Federer was pitted against Francis Tiafoe in the Miami open round 2 on Saturday. Federer was greatly impressed with the playing style of the 19-year old American player. He defeated Tiafoe in 2 straight sets. Federer further commented on the new breed of tennis players
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reporttennis17 hours ago

Sania Mirza advances at Miami Open

Sania Mirza made a winning start at the Miami Open after the Indian ace and Barbora Strycova beat Demi Schuurs and Renata Voracova 6-3, 7-6 (7-3). Mirza and her Czech partner won the first set easily but were pushed to the limit in the second before winning the tie-breaker.
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newstennis6 days ago

Forbes | 3 reasons why Roger Federer is now more important to tennis than ever

Writing for Forbes, Danielle Rossingh explained why Roger Federer's return to winning ways is not just good but necessary for tennis. She listed out the lack of rivalries, the inconsistency of Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, and failure of the youngsters to perform on the big stage as her reasons.
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featuretennis6 days ago

The second coming of Roger Federer

If his skill epitomized Federer's first reign at the top, his performances and results since his comeback from injury, so far this year, can be attributed to sheer will power and passion for his craft. Moreover, this could be the start of Federer's second tenure at the helm of world tennis
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newstennis7 days ago

WATCH: Stan Wawrinka abuses Roger Federer after losing in the final at Indian Wells

Stan Wawrinka, who lost to Roger Federer in the final of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, called his countryman an 'asshole’ when he saw him laughing during his post-match speech. Federer, considered the great player of all time, brushed it aside, saying he takes it as a compliment.
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reporttennis11 days ago

Roger Federer cruises past Rafael Nadal to reach Indian Wells quarters

Roger Federer put up yet another brilliant display of tennis as he beat archrival Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-3, on Wednesday, to reach the quarterfinals at Indian Wells. The Swiss legend will now meet Australian Nick Kyrgios, who defeated World No.2 Novak Djokovic to set up the match against Federer.
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newstennis15 days ago

Watch: Roger Federer has a fun interaction with kids at Indian Wells

Roger Federer made it an afternoon to remember for a group of 50 kids at the Paribas Open in Indian Wells, as the Swiss ace, who won his 18th grand slam at the Australian Open in January, answered their questions and even did 10 pushups after it was demanded of him by some of the children.
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newstennisa month ago

Andy Murray raring to go at Dubai Tennis Championships

A fit-again World No.1 Andy Murray is ready to make a comeback to the court at the Dubai Tennis Championships after a five-week layoff due to a bout of shingles. The Briton had not played competitive tennis since a shock fourth-round exit to Mischa Zverev at the Australian Open.
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newstennisa month ago

Del Potro: Roger Federer is the best ever, he can be World No. 1 again

Argentine tennis star Juan Martin del Potro has called Roger Federer as the ‘best player ever’ and hoped that the Swiss maestro could compete with Djokovic and Murray for the first position. He also added that he woke up at 5 AM, only to watch Federer and Nadal locking horns at the Australian Open.
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newstennisa month ago

Roger Federer signs a three-year deal with Swiss Indoors

Reigning Australian Open champion Roger Federer has signed a three-year deal with Swiss Indoors, for which he will continue playing at the event until 2019. Federer, who had missed the second half of 2016 with a knee injury, returned to action and scripted a fairytale win at the Australian Open.
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