Found March 11, 2013 on Tennis Panorama :
(March 11, 2013) It was ATP World Tour win number 890 for BNP Paribas Open defending champion Roger Federer when he defeated Ivan Dodig of Croatia 6-3, 6-1 on Monday at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. The Swiss joins elite company with Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl and Guillermo Vilas, the only other men to have [...]

Federer argues with chair umpire

Roger Federer at the BNP Paribas Open By Romi Cvitkovic March 13, 2013 — What should have been a mostly routine win by Roger Federer over countryman Stan Wawrinka at the 4th round of the BNP Paribas Open, turned into a rollercoaster of a match as Federer lost his cool, double-faulted on set point and much more in his win over Wawrinka. The first set held three breaks of serve and...

Federer unfazed by earthquake, back

It isn't easy to knock Roger Federer out of his well-measured stride. Ivan Dodig, a big Croatian ranked No. 60 in the world, couldn't do it as the Swiss maestro swept him off the Stadium Court 6-3, 6-1 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday. Nor was Federer concerned by a back twinge that he felt towards the end of the match. A little extra treatment and a...

Federer easily advances at Indian Wells

Defending champion Roger Federer beat Ivan Dodig of Croatia 6-3, 6-1 in a third-round match at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday for his 890th career victory on the ATP Tour. Federer joined Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl and Guillermo Vilas as the only men to have won at least that many matches in the Open era. The second-ranked Swiss star is seeking his first tournament title of the year...

Federer rallies for Indian Wells win

Defending champion Roger Federer rallied for a 6-3, 6-7 (4), 7-5 victory over Swiss compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open. Wawrinka's consecutive forehand errors in the gathering dusk of an unusually hot day in the California desert closed out his 10th consecutive loss to Federer on hard courts. The temperature reached...

Federer Escapes Wawrinka to Gain Indian Wells Quarters

(March 13, 2013) Roger Federer needed three sets to escape Swiss countryman Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3, 6-7 (4), 7-5 on Wednesday at the BNP Paribas Open. Federer took the first set comfortably and served for the match at 5-4 in the second when Wawrinka broke Federer at love. Wawrinka said he felt better in the second set.  [...]

Federer, Nadal to meet at Indian Wells

Rafael Nadal ended the run of Latvian qualifier Ernests Gulbis with a 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 victory in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday. Nadal advanced to a quarterfinals matchup against defending champion Roger Federer, who survived a three-set marathon of his own to beat 18th-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 7-5. Maria Sharapova and top-ranked Novak Djokovic...

ITF Release 2012 Testing Summary

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 about doping and testing. He revealed that in...

Top-Five Tennis Players Answer Random Questions About Each Other

Before the start of the BNP Paribas Open, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray, David Ferrer and Rafael Nadal were all asked five random questions about each other to see how well they really knew their competition. Some of the answers from ATP top-five seeds were pretty funny, but it was the world’s No. 1–Novak Djokovic–who aced the test. [BNPParibasOpen] Article...
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