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Flawless Federer Wins Fifth Indian Wells Title

Federer Indian Wells Final 2017

The comeback king reigns supreme as Roger Federer defeated Stan Wawrinka 6-4 7-5 to win his fifth Indian Wells title and continue his spectacular start to the year by collecting his first Masters 1000 trophy since Cincinnati 2015. As usual, the victory brings up more milestones than you can shake a stick at: 90th tour-level title, 25th Masters 1000 title, …

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Federer Sees Off Sock To Make Indian Wells Final

Federer into Final Indian Wells 17

Roger Federer will have a chance for a record-equalling five titles in Indian Wells tomorrow after defeating Jack Sock 6-1 7-6(4) to set up an all Swiss showdown with Stan Wawrinka in Sunday's showpiece. The win sees Roger make his 138th final on the ATP World Tour and he'll be vying for his 90th tour-level title. Should he take it, …

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Federer Neutralises Nadal To Make Indian Wells Quarter Final

Federer Nadal Indian Wells 2017

A third successive win for the GOAT against his great rival Rafael Nadal as he moved into the Indian Wells Quarter Finals with a 6-2, 6-3 win in just over an hour. It was a scintillating performance from the Swiss who fired 26 winners and set the tone by breaking in the opening game to win through in style and …

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Federer Defeats Johnson to Setup Nadal Clash in Indian Wells

Federer Johnson Indian Wells

A fourth round clash against Rafael Nadal awaits Roger Federer as he defeated Steve Johnson 7-6(3), 7-6(4) in the final day session match at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. The Swiss dropped just six points on his first serve in the encounter, and while Johnson forced two tie-breaks, it was Roger who had that little bit extra when needed to …

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Federer Cruises Through Indian Wells Opener

Federer Robert Indian Wells 2017

No time wasted for the GOAT in Indian Wells as he moved into the third round with a 6-2 6-1 victory over wily old veteran Stephane Robert in just 51 minutes. It was the first-ever meeting between the two, but Roger soon had the upper hand, taking advantage of Robert's AWOL first serve to break five times in the match …

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Indian Wells Draw 2017 – Federer in Tough Section

Indian Wells 2017 Draw

The Indian Wells draw ceremony took place at midnight here in the UK, and it's a tough one for Roger who has landed in the same section as Nadal and Djokovic. With his seeding at 9th, he'd have to beat both of them potentially to make the semi-finals! Federer's Projected Opponents Round 1: Bye Round 2: Dudi Sela / Stephane …

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Roger and Rafa Speaking Before Indian Wells 2017

Federer Nadal Indian Wells Chat 2017

This post was sent to me earlier today via the contact form on my blog by James Forryan. Perhaps inspired my Murli's Down By The Seaside post who knows but regardless I thought it was funny so here it is 🙂 Thank you for sending it in! Roger stands at the window of his multi-million pound Swiss mansion whilst stroking …

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Federer Falls to Donskoy in Dubai

Federer Donskoy 2017

A big upset at the Aviation Club as Roger Federer came unstuck against World Number 116 Evgeny Donskoy to bow out in the second round. The Russian qualifier saved three match points to win through 3-6 7-6 (7) 7-6 (5) to make the Quarter Finals. As I alluded to in my previous post, Donskoy has a decent flat forehand, and …

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Federer Cruises Past Paire in Dubai Opener

Federer Dubai 1st Round 2017

Roger's Federer back in action after his Melbourne triumph and he made serene progress into the Second Round of the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Benoit Paire. It was a bit of the unknown going after Roger said he's only practised at 100% for the last three days, but he made light work of the Frenchman …

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