Tag Archives: Roger Federer

Federer Rises up the Rankings After Reaching Indian Wells Semi-finals

March 14, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  Roger Federer is the man who will be looking to end the great tournament run of Alexandr Dolgopolov in the BNP Paribas Open semi-finals after beating Kevin Anderson 7-5, 6-1. Former World No.1 Federer defeated No. 17 seed Anderson in straight sets, with a convincing display of performance in the second set, dropping only one game.   The […]

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Dolgopolov Sets up First Semi-final Appearance at a Masters Event

March 14, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  The in-form  Alexandr Dolgopolov has continued his roaring success at the BNP Paribas Open, after scalping another top ten seed – Canadian Milos Raonic 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday afternoon in Indian Wells. The No.10 seed was denied a semi-final appearance against the unstoppable Ukrainian who comfortably bounced his way through to his first semi-final at […]

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Warinka’s Perfect Season Continues with Victory in Indian Wells

March 11, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  There was further success for Swiss tennis on Monday as No. 3 seed Stanislas Wawrinka moved one step closer to a rematch in the desert with his compatriot Federer, needing a mere 49 minutes to dump Andreas Seppi 6-0, 6-2 out of the tournament and advance to the fourth round. Wawrinka enjoyed a comfortable victory […]

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Federer Continues his Winning Streak

March 11, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  Four-time Indian Wells champion, Roger Federer, edged a straight sets victory against tricky Russian Dmitry Tursunov, winning  7-6(7), 7-6(2) on Monday afternoon at the BNP Paribas Open to reach the fourth round. The 32-year-old Swiss has come into the tournament confident off the back of success at theDubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, and extended his winning streak […]

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A Successful Doubles Duty for Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka

March 11, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  Swiss duo Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka were happy to reach the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday in Indian Wells with a tight  7-6(3), 7-6(4) victory over Ernests Gulbis and Milos Raonic, building on their singles success earlier in the day when the Swiss maestros reached the singles fourth round in California. Federer and Wawrinka are pairing up […]

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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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Juan Martín del Potro Crowned Rotterdam Champion

February 17, 2013

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Juan Martin del Potro defeats Julien Benneteau in straight sets to win the ATP World Tour 500 indoor title in Rotterdam today. Second seed Juan Martin del Potro comfortably dispatched of Julien Benneteau 7=6, 6-3 to lift the title at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament and has won his 14th tour-level […]

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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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