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Roger Federer vs. Grigor Dimitrov in BNP Paribas Showdown at MSG on March 10, 2015

(October 22, 2014) New York, NY – Roger Federer will return to Madison Square Garden to face Grigor Dimitrov and headline the annual BNP Paribas Showdown on Tuesday, March 10, it was announced today.   Federer, current World No. 2, will make his third appearance in the BNP Paribas Showdown after facing Pete Sampras in 2008 and Andy Roddick in 2012.  Arguably the greatest tennis...
Via Tennis Panorama
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Federer, Dimitrov to play MSG exhibition in March

NEW YORK (AP) Roger Federer will take on the guy known as ''Baby Fed'' in an exhibition match at Madison Square Gardeon on March 10. Grigor Dimitrov, whose style of play reminds some of Federer, will face the 17-time major champion in the eighth edition of the BNP Paribas Showdown. Dimitrov reached his first Grand Slam semifinal at Wimbledon in July, losing in that...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic qualifies for tennis’ final event

Marin Cilic of Croatia has successfully qualified for the 2014 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals Marin Cilic, the 2014 US Open winner became the 5th player to qualify for Barclays ATP World Tour Final. He will join Roger Federer, Stanislas Wawrinka, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal at the O2 arena in London from Nov. 9-16. The young Croatian will be making his debut appearance at the...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ATP Shanghai Masters Wrap-Up: Formidable Federer Forges Forward, Fusing Fortune and Form to Find Victory

It’s a common occurrence in sports: During a tournament, a season, a series, any kind of competition, an elite team or athlete gets away with a bad day at the office or a frustrating series of events, barely scraping through to live another day. Given a reprieve, that athlete or team regains form and focus, making use of the good fortune that comes its way. This is the story of...
Via Attacking The Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

“Lucky” Federer Wins Shanghai Masters for Fourth Title of the Year

(October 12, 2014) Roger Federer defeated Gilles Simon 7-6 (6), 7-6 (2) to capture his first Shanghai Masters title on Sunday, his fourth tournament win of the season, 81st of his career. Down five match points in his opening match against Leonardo Mayer just four days ago, who would have thought that Roger Federer would be the champion of the Shanghai Masters. “I got very, very...
Via Tennis Panorama
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Federer tops Simon, wins fourth title of year at Shanghai Masters

SHANGHAI -- Roger Federer defeated France's Gilles Simon 7-6 (6), 7-6 (2) to capture his fourth title of the year at the Shanghai Masters on Sunday. The Swiss star nearly exited the tournament in his opening match when he had to save five match points against Leonardo Mayer. But he rebounded from that poor start to beat No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the semifinals and then Simon for...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Federer Ends Djokovic’s 28-Match Win Streak in China to Reach Shanghai Final

(October 11, 2014) Roger Federer upset top player Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4 in the semis of the Shanghai Masters on Saturday to reach the final Federer’s win halts Djokovic’s 28-match win streak in China. Regardless of the outcome of the final between the Swiss and the Frenchman Gilles Simon, who defeated Feliciano Lopez 6-2, 7-6(1),  Federer will move to No. 2 in in the rankings...
Via Tennis Panorama
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nadal to hold off on appendectomy

Nadal is struck with another ailment; doctors have diagnosed him with appendicitis It’s been 10 days since I’ve last written about Rafael Nadal but he’s a subject I just can’t escape. Nadal was diagnosed with appendicitis this past week but still played in the Shanghai Rolex Masters tournament. He fell in the second round to fellow Spaniard, Feliciano Lopez. Following Nadal’s...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer is going to be VERY busy in India

Roger Federer needed some help. So he did what any self-respecting, social-media savvy tennis baller does these days who's in a dilemma (let me throw a little alliteration at you). He went straight to his fans. And he has many. Like, more than 2.2 million and growing.What's the dilemma? As you may have heard, Fed is stepping in for Rafael Nadal in the inaugural International...
Via Down the Line!
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer Wears Michael Jordan Inspired Shoes, Makes Him Laugh With ButtTweener

  "Jordan Inspired. Federer Approved." That's the tagline for the Michael Jordan tennis shoes Roger Federer debuted on court today. They were a big hit on Twitter and are likely to be an even bigger hit in the stores when they go on sale tomorrow. The shoes are called NIKECOURT Zoom Vapor AJ3 and are expected to cost are $200. If I was a man I'd totally be picking...
Via Onthegotennis
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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