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ITF Release 2012 Testing Summary

March 10, 2013

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Roger Federer backs the ITFs decision for more testing. (Photo credit: Getty Images) “Last year, through the Dubai, Rotterdam and Indian Wells swing where I won all three, I didn’t get tested once. That shouldn’t be OK.” At the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Roger Federer once again shared his thoughts […]

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Rafael Nadal – It’s a Matter of Time

February 17, 2013

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Rafael Nadal is back. How long have his fans and supporters been waiting to hear those words? A very long 222 days. Time is a great healer, or so we are told. The Spaniard may have been back for less than two weeks, but in that time he has reached the singles […]

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Roger Federer Will Continue to Make History

January 27, 2013

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Roger Federer: 17-time Grand Slam champion, 6-time Year-End Championships winner, 21-time ATP Masters 1000 champion (he holds the record amount of titles alongside Spaniard, Rafael Nadal), Olympic silver medalist and Olympic gold medalist in the doubles with compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka. Overall, he has won 76 career singles titles in total, but why […]

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The Top 5 ATP Titleholders of 2012

October 11, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Roger Federer (6 titles) Roger Federer has enjoyed a very fruitful 2012 and has proven that like a fine wine, he has continued to get better with age. In February, the Swiss maestro collected his first title on the indoor hard courts of Rotterdam before acquiring further titles on the hard courts […]

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Top 5 Things To Look Forward To On The ATP Tour

October 11, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows It is always sad when the end of a fantastic tennis season is drawing to a close and despite the pleas for an improved calendar from the players on the ATP and WTA Tours, we are secretly and selfishly pleased that the calendar year is in some ways unforgiving, grueling and long […]

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Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl: Different players with a similar history

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Andy Murray is still one of the main topics of discussion on TV and in the newspapers (particularly the British ones!) after his epic battle against defending US Open champion, Novak Djokovic on Monday night, after a grueling five set match that lasted almost 5 hours that boasted exquisite rallies in each […]

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Andy Murray Defeats Roger Federer and wins Olympic Gold

August 7, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Britain’s Andy Murray delighted the home crowd on Sunday after he became the first British man to win an Olympic singles gold medal in 104 years at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon after defeating world No.1 and 7-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 in just under two […]

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Roger Federer breaks Pete Sampras’s record for weeks at No.1

July 17, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows The Swiss Maestro Makes History Week number 287 has started for Roger Federer and he is back at the top the rankings and he has achieved more than anybody would have imagined and perhaps his many achievements are not over yet. Federer has surpassed them all, even Pete Sampras who held the record […]

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Federer set for the big screen

July 17, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows A few days before Federer sealed his seventh victory at Wimbledon and created a new record ahead of all others,, Roger Federer may soon land in theaters around the world. This Lüscher, a Swiss director, has in mind a documentary film by the provisional name “Watching Federer.” Lüscher has been working on […]

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Verdasco, Dolgopolov, Granollers and Cilic progress in Umag

July 14, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows In the ATP tournament in Umag the clay-court contest saw Fernando Verdasco and Marin Cilic win in spectacular fashion and progress to the semifinals. The top-seeded Spaniard annihilated Kuznetsov 6-2, 6-2 whilst local favourite and second-seeded Cilic ousted Wayne Odesnik 6-4 6-0. It was a very encouraging display from both Verdasco and […]

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