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March 30th, 2017

Roger Federer: I Do Believe I’m Probably A Better Player Now Than I Was 10 Years Ago

Is Roger Federer better than ever?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:58 am in Miami | 39 Comments »

March 29th, 2017

Federer, Nadal Power Into Miami QFs, Zverev Upsets Wawrinka

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are now the favorites to meet in the Sunday final, but will they make it?

Posted by Staff @ 12:50 am in Miami | 49 Comments »

March 27th, 2017

Federer Derails Del Potro, Tall Men Tumble In Miami; Men’s 4R Tuesday Inc. Nadal

Roger Federer is now 15-1 on the season after dominating Juan Martin del Potro at Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 11:44 pm in Miami | 92 Comments »

March 26th, 2017

Nadal Recovers After Bagel; Monday Miami Features Federer v Del Potro

“I knew it’s going to be a tough one,” Nishikori said. “Fernando is a very solid player. He has a great serve and great groundstrokes.

Posted by Staff @ 11:50 pm in Miami | 104 Comments »

March 26th, 2017

Federer, Del Potro Advanced To Miami 3R Showdown; Nadal, Nishikori Return Sunday

Roger Federer, Juan Martin del Potro and Stan Wawrinka all advanced Saturday at Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 10:32 am in Miami | 9 Comments »

March 25th, 2017

Friday Seeded Bloodbath at Men’s Miami Open Tennis; Federer Saturday

“I’m not necessarily in the best position right now, but fortunately it’s a long tournament,” Raonic said. “Doesn’t mean things can’t change and I can’t get better throughout this event.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:37 am in Miami, Tennis | 52 Comments »

March 20th, 2017

Miami Draw Men’s Preview: Federer Leads Way But Del Potro Awaits In 3rd RD, Nadal Seeks First Title

Sean Randall previews the Miami Open. Can Roger Federer keep it going?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:38 pm in Miami | 48 Comments »

March 20th, 2017

Roger Federer Once Had A Pamela Anderson Poster On His Door (And He’s The Next James Bond) [Video]

GQ put Roger Federer on the cover.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:13 pm in Videos | 49 Comments »

March 20th, 2017

Roger Federer Increases ATP Points Lead, Murray 10th, Djokovic Now 18th

Roger Federer has more points this year than Murray, Djokovic and Nadal combined!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:52 pm in Rankings | 152 Comments »

March 20th, 2017

Stan Warwinka Calls Roger Federer An A$$hole [Video]

Stan Wawrinka had some choice words for Roger Federer during the Indian Wells trophy ceremony.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:35 pm in Indian Wells, Videos | 8 Comments »

March 19th, 2017

Federer Beats Swiss Countryman Wawrinka in Indian Wells Final

“It’s been just a fairy tale week once again,” Federer said. “I’m still on the comeback. I hope my body is going to allow me to keep on playing. I was very sad when I couldn’t come here last year. Just being here is a beautiful feeling. It’s one of my favorite tournaments. I came here for the first time 17 years ago. So to be here again as the champion is an amazing feeling.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:33 pm in Indian Wells | 19 Comments »

March 18th, 2017

Federer, Wawrinka Roll Into All-Swiss Indian Wells Final, Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall previews the all-Swiss Indian Wells men’s final between Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:50 pm in Indian Wells | 102 Comments »

March 17th, 2017

Kyrgios Withdraws Sick, Sock Advances to Face Federer at Indian Wells Saturday

“Unfortunately I am unable to play today due to sickness,” Kyrgios said in a statement. “At this stage we think it’s food poisoning, and I’m praying it’s nothing more.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:10 pm in Indian Wells | 9 Comments »

March 17th, 2017

Nick Kyrgios Pulls Out Of Indian Wells QF With Roger Federer

This won’t help Novak Djokovic feel any better.

Posted by Staff @ 1:44 pm in Indian Wells | 21 Comments »

March 17th, 2017

Carreno Busta Moves Into First Masters SF Outlasting Cuevas At Indian Wells; Federer-Kyrgios Friday

Roger Federer will try to gain revenge on Nick Kyrgios Friday at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 12:20 am in Indian Wells | 3 Comments »