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12 February, 2018 4:24 PM Roger Federer quietly hoping for dream return to No.1 at Rotterdam

Roger Federer said Monday he could allow himself to dream about recapturing the world number one spot at this week`s Rotterdam tournament and becoming the oldest man ever to hold the position. To climb back to the top at the age of 36, the Swiss must at least reach the semi-finals. If seedings hold up, that means he would have to defeat compatriot and friend 29

26 January, 2018 10:22 AM Federer reaches seventh Australian Open final as Chung retires

Roger Federer has moved to within one win of his 20th Grand Slam singles title after securing his spot in the Australian Open decider when Hyeon Chung retired from their semifinal on Friday night. Defending champion Federer was leading 6-1, 5-2 when Chung retired because of blisters on his left foot. Federer, who spent just over an hour on court, will play No. 6-seeded 29

17 January, 2018 10:58 AM Australian Open: Dominant Rafael Nadal in Round 3, Caroline Wozniacki pulls off great escape

Melbourne: Dominant Rafael Nadal swept into the Australian Open third round to keep his Grand Slam title hunt on track Wednesday, as Caroline Wozniacki pulled off a great escape to stay in contention. The world number one Spaniard's march towards a 17th Grand Slam crown was never threatened by Argentina's Leonardo Mayer, who took him to a third set tiebreak 59

11 January, 2018 4:23 PM Federer, Djokovic in same half

Nadal, Halep named top seeds for the Australian Open Roger Federer will open his title defence against Slovenia’s Aljaz Bedene and has a potential quarterfinal with David Goffin in the Australian Open. In Thursday’s draw, 36-year-old Federer, bidding for a record 20th Grand Slam title, has a first round encounter with the 51st-ranked Bedene. The Swiss 22

7 January, 2018 3:22 PM Rafael Nadal intends to compete in Kooyong Classic: Organisers

World No.1 Rafael Nadal of Spain intends to compete in the Kooyong Classic exhibition tennis tournament in Melbourne, the organisers announced on Sunday. The 31-year-old Spaniard is set to compete in the tournament, scheduled to take place between January 9 and 12, after a troublesome elbow injury forced him to withdraw from the Mubadala World Tennis 28

2 January, 2018 5:01 PM Roger Federer in fine fettle

Roger Federer subdued a feisty Karen Khachanov while Belinda Bencic outlasted Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to help Switzerland beat Russia 3-0 in the Hopman Cup on Tuesday. Federer won 6-3, 7-6(8) but the 19-times Grand Slam champion was pushed hard in the second set by the 21-year-old in front of a record crowd of 13,943 at the Perth Arena. “It was nice to see him free swinging 20

17 November, 2017 4:58 PM Time up for Dominic Thiem as David Goffin reaches semi-finals

London: David Goffin recovered from a slow start to beat Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-4 6-1 on Friday and set up a last-four clash with Roger Federer at the ATP Finals. Belgian Goffin, thrashed by Grigor Dimitrov two days ago, appeared to be feeling the effects of that mauling as he went 3-0 down with a whimper but came alive to win 15 points in a row during 39

9 November, 2017 4:46 PM Chung storms into semifinals

South Korean Hyeon Chung beat Russia’s Andrey Rublev 4-0, 4-1, 4-3(1) in their Group A match on Wednesday, a day after rallying to get past Canadian Denis Shapovalov, and became the first player to book his ticket to the semifinals of the Next Gen ATP Finals here. The 54th-ranked Chung made it two wins out of two in the round robin format being used in the inaugural 20

26 October, 2017 4:29 AM Virat Kohli overtakes Lionel Messi in Forbes list by $1 million

New Delhi: Virat Kohli is turning out to be a cricketer that any country would love to have in its ranks, and the India captain has worked hard to earn that reputation on the back of stupendous performances tearing apart record books. And talking about earning, his valuation as a brand has now surpassed football icon Lionel Messi. In the list of most valuable 44

11 September, 2017 3:13 AM US Open: Best Season Of My Career, Says Rafael Nadal After 16th Grand Slam Title

Rafael Nadal described the year 2017 as "one of the best of his career" on Sunday after winning a third US Open and 16th Grand Slam. World number one Nadal defeated South Africa's world number 32 Kevin Anderson 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 in a brutally one-sided final during which he did not face a break point. Nadal also claimed an unprecedented 10th French Open in June after 36