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Federer fights back to beat Albot in Miami

03 March, 2019 9:58 am 9:58 am

MIAMI (Reuters) – Roger Federer rallied from a set down to beat Moldovan surprise package Radu Albot 4-6 7-5 6-3 in a stuttering start to the 20-times Grand Slam champion’s Miami Open campaign on Saturday. Federer, beaten by Dominic Thiem in last week’s BNP Paribas Open final, smashed 14 aces and broke Albot twice to … Read More

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Federer TENNIS JIMMY CONNORS Tsitsipas final Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

Federer sets up Tsitsipas final in Dubai to put 100th title within reach

03 March, 2019 10:45 am 10:45 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Roger Federer took a step closer to his 100th ATP crown on Friday, easing past Borna Coric 6-2 6-2 in the semi-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships to set up a title clash with Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas. Federer has been far from his ruthless best in the previous rounds … Read More

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Federer, titles, top ranking

Federer chasing titles, not top ranking

02 February, 2019 8:59 pm 8:59 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – Roger Federer is no longer chasing the top ranking and would rather be a contender at Grand Slams than battling Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal to be world number one, the Swiss tennis great said on Friday. The 20-times Grand Slam champion has held back the clock in the twilight of his … Read More

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Federer, Evans, Australian Open

Federer fends off British ‘mirror’ Evans to advance in Australi...

01 January, 2019 2:18 pm 2:18 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Double defending champion Roger Federer weathered a stern test from the impressive Dan Evans and paid the British battler the ultimate compliment after prevailing 7-6(5) 7-6(3) 6-3 to reach the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday. Having thrashed Denis Istomin in his Melbourne Park opener, third seed Federer faced a … Read More

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Federer facing uphill task after poor start

11 November, 2018 10:38 am 10:38 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Roger Federer will have to do it the hard way if he is to win a record-extending seventh crown at the ATP Finals after an error-strewn 7-6(4) 6-3 defeat by Kei Nishikori . The 37-year-old Swiss was given a huge ovation as he walked through sliding doors and dry ice into the … Read More

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Federer to face Romanian qualifier Copil in Basel final

10 October, 2018 9:11 am 9:11 am

BASEL (Reuters) – Roger Federer will face Romanian qualifier Marius Copil in the final of the Swiss Indoors in Basel after storming past seventh seed Daniil Medvedev 6-1 6-4 . Copil, the world number 93, stunned second seed Alexander Zverev of Germany 6-3 6-7(6) 6-4 in the day’s other semi-final. Federer was pushed to three … Read More

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Federer, Djokovic advance to Shanghai semis

10 October, 2018 10:44 am 10:44 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – Top seed and defending champion Roger Federer returned to form to beat Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-4 7-6(4) and reach the Shanghai Masters semi-finals . The 20-times Grand Slam winner has produced a series of lacklustre performances in Shanghai, his first tournament since suffering a shock fourth-round defeat by John Millman at the … Read More

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Djokovic beats Federer to complete Masters sweep

08 August, 2018 11:10 am 11:10 am

(Reuters) – Novak Djokovic finally clinched the title missing from his resume with a 6-4 6-4 win over Roger Federer on Sunday to win in Cincinnati and become the first player to complete the sweep of Masters series tournaments on Sunday. Having made five previous finals and lost to Federer in three of them, Djokovic … Read More

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Federer to meet Djokovic in Cincinnati final

08 August, 2018 9:40 am 9:40 am

OHIO (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic overcame a battling Marin Cilic 6-4 3-6 6-3 to reach his sixth Cincinnati Masters final  while Roger Federer enjoyed a less-taxing route to the title match after his semi-final opponent David Goffin retired with a shoulder injury. Federer had taken the first set 7-6(3) before Goffin took a short break … Read More

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