Federer walked out to a standing ovation from more than 13,500 fans at the Perth Arena at the Hopman Cup and breezed to an easy win over Evans, putting Switzerland 1-0 ahead in their match against Britain in the mixed team event. IMAGE: Switzerland's Roger Federer plays a backhand to Great Britain's Dan Evans in the men's singles match on Day 2 of the 2017 Hopman Cup at Perth Arena in Perth on Monday. Photograph: Paul Kane/Getty Images Roger Federer showed no signs of rust in his first ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'I know he's the greatest of all time. I know I just want to do my own thing. I played him once, I beat him once.' IMAGE: Nick Kyrgios reacts during his first round match against Gastao Elias. Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images Roger Federer may have his doubts about Australia's Nick Kyrgios, but the firebrand talent believes he is ready to become his nation's first home Grand Slam winner in 40 years.The 21-year-old hammered 77th-ranked Portuguese Gastao Elias 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 to storm into the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: France's Richard Gasquet and Kristina Mladenovic hold the Hopman Trophy after defeating United States' Coco Vandeweghe and Jack Sock in the mixed doubles final of the 2017 Hopman Cup at Perth Arena in Perth on Saturday. Photograph: Will Russell/Getty Images Kristina Mladenovic and Richard Gasquet beat Coco Vandeweghe and Jack Sock of the United States on Saturday to win France's second Hopman Cup title in Perth. Gasquet, who saved a match point in the third-set tiebreak, gave France ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Roger Federer says he hopes to play for at least another three or four years and that his "mind-set is for the long-term" in assessing his tennis future. Federer, who has not played since re-injuring his surgically repaired left knee at Wimbledon in July, ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Spain's Rafael Nadal in action during his match against the Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych on Day 1 of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship at Zayed Sport City in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty Images With fire in their bellies, former Grand Slam champs Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are targetting a fresh return to the tennis courts in 2017. Fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Nadal believes he can still be a strong contender at the majors for the next three ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Australia has already staged two day-night Tests at the Adelaide Oval, while the Gabba will host a third against Pakistan starting on Thursday. IMAGE: The day-night third Test match between Australia and South Africa at the Adelaide Oval, on November 26, 2016. Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images Australia and England will play the first day-night Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval in December next year, adding a bold new ingredient to one of cricket's oldest and fiercest rivalries.The pink ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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