Posts Tagged ‘roger-federer’

Dominic Thiem tops Roger Federer for BNP Paribas Open title

Dominic Thiem edged error-prone Roger Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 to win the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday, denying Federer a record sixth title in the desert.

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Contrasting styles of Angelique Kerber and Bianca Andreescu will clash in BNP Paribas Open final

Much has been written, in anticipation of the match between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer that never happened , about the contrast in their styles. Those contrasts almost pale in comparison to the contrast in the players in the women’s final Sunday in the BNP Paribas Open

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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reach semis showdown: Enjoy it while you can

The tennis match that drives ticket sales, TV ratings and the increasing heartbeats of sports fans is set for Saturday, in a huge stadium that rises out of the Southern California desert like a concrete mirage. Yes, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal won their quarterfinal matches Friday at the BNP…

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Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer restore order in the desert

Order was restored to the BNP Paribas proceedings at about 8:15 Tuesday night. The 37-year-old Roger Federer, gliding over the court at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden like a 21-year-old, finished off his Swiss buddy, Stan Wawrinka, with a love service game in a 6-3, 6-4 victory. He went to the…

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Age is just another reason to watch Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal while there’s a chance

In a few years they won’t grace the courts at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden anymore and won’t be vying for Grand Slam event championships. Roger Federer will be 38 years old in August and Rafael Nadal will be 33 in June, and age will overtake them in the not-so-distant future. No matter how great..

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Serena Williams has to retire from Parbas Open because of a viral illness

The star-studded Sunday field at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament at Indian Wells ended up star-studded minus one. Serena Williams, playing on center court after Roger Federer’s day match and before Rafael Nadal’s led off the night session, had to drop out with what the WTA tour called a…

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Serena Williams has to retire from Parbas Open because of a viral illness

The star-studded Sunday field at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament at Indian Wells ended up star-studded minus one. Serena Williams, playing on center court after Roger Federer’s day match and before Rafael Nadal’s led off the night session, had to drop out with what the WTA tour called a…

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Roger Federer claims victory in Dubai for 100th tournament title

Add a century of career titles to Roger Federer’s staggering list of achievements in tennis.

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Australian Open: Roger Federer stunned by 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas

Merely getting the chance to play against Roger Federer at a Grand Slam tournament is a thrill for many a young tennis player.

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Australian Open: Upsets, status quo Down Under

Americans Frances Tiafoe and Amanda Anisimova pulled off big upsets, and Roger Federer and Sloane Stephens kept rolling during second-round play Wednesday in the Australian Open. Tiafoe, 20, turned the men’s match around for 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 victory over fifth-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa..

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