newstennis11 days ago

Roger Federer to skip French Open

Roger Federer has decided to skip the French Open and the rest of the clay-court season in a bid to prolong his career. The Swiss ace, who won his 18th Grand Slam at the Australian Open in January, said he would instead start preparing for the subsequent grass-court season.
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newstennis14 days ago

Rafael Nadal rubishes talk of Novak Djokovic's slump in form

Rafael Nadal has dismissed talk of the slump in Novak Djokovic’s form ahead of their semi-final meeting at the ongoing Madrid Masters. Nadal feels that not only is the Serbian a victim of his own success, but also acknowledged that his rivalry with Djokovic has made him a better player.
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newstennis2 months ago

WATCH | Andy Murray swaps places with ball boy on match point

What would one do when facing a match point against the great Roger Federer in the tie-breaker? While some might take a second to compose themselves, World number one, Andy Murray decided to hand over the responsibility for the point to a ball boy while taking up his place behind the players.
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newstennis2 months ago

Federer to skip clay season to concentrate on Wimbledon

Roger Federer has said that he will take a two-month break from the ATP Tour and return just before the start of the French Open on May 22. Federer, who won the Miami Open this week, added that he will stick to hard courts and described Wimbledon as his "biggest goal" in the near future.
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newstennis2 months ago

Miami Open | Sania Mirza falls at the final hurdle; Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to claim top prize

Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova lost in straight sets to Xu Yifan and Gabriela Dabrowski in the women's doubles final of the Miami Open on Sunday. Meanwhile, Roger Federer won the singles crown here after a gap of 10 years, beating Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-4 for his third title of the season.
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newstennis2 months ago

Miami Open Roundup | Federer and Nadal set up yet another dream final

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal set up their second title clash of the season after the Australian Open by securing contrasting wins in the semi-finals in Miami. Swiss ace Federer earned a hard-fought 7-6, 6-7, 7-6 win over Nick Kyrgios while Spaniard Nadal beat Fabio Fognini 6-1, 7-5.
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newstennis2 months ago

Watch | Nick Kyrgios gives Roger Federer a taste of his own medicine

How many times have you seen Roger Federer pull off a 'tweener' between his legs to leave his opponents and fans in a sense of wonder? However, when Nick Kyrgios pulled off something similar in the semi final of the ongoing Miami Open, it felt like poetic justice had been served.
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newstennis2 months ago

WATCH | Roger Federer's ridiculous dip shot against Tomas Berdych

After creating shots like the ‘tweener’ and the ‘SABR’, Swiss great Roger Federer unveiled a ridiculous dip shot against Tomas Berdych at the ongoing Miami Masters, and the Czech former world No 4's stunned reaction said it all! There is simply no denying the sheer genius of Federer.
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newstennis2 months 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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reporttennis2 months 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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