Federer reaches Indian Wells semis in pursuit of 6th title

Tennis 03/15/19, 14:41

Roger Federer defeated Hubert Hurkacz 6-4, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open in pursuit of a record sixth title.Federer hasn't dropped a set in four matches in the desert and has been broken just once. He fought off two break points in the second set, including ...

Bencic wins at Indian Wells semis, ensuring return to top 20

Tennis 03/14/19, 15:47

Belinda Bencic has beaten Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 to reach the BNP Paribas Open semifinals, ensuring her return to the top 20 in the rankings.Bencic was pushed to three sets Thursday for the first time in four matches at this tournament. She was coming off a straight-set upset of ...

Federer wins Hopman Cup with Switzerland for record 3rd time

Tennis 01/05/19, 09:03

Roger Federer won the Hopman Cup for a record third time after defending champion Switzerland beat Germany 2-1 on Saturday.Federer and Belinda Bencic beat Alexander Zverev and Angelique Kerber 4-0, 1-4, 4-3 (4) in the Fast4 format with Germany wasting a championship point in the mixed doubles decider.Switzerland won the ...

Federer wins to put Switzerland in Hopman Cup final

Tennis 01/03/19, 07:40

Roger Federer relied on his trusted serve to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4) Thursday and give defending champion Switzerland a spot in the Hopman Cup final.Unbeaten Switzerland assured its place in Saturday's final ahead of the women's singles match between Belinda Bencic and Greek opponent Maria Sakkari."There was ...

Federer beats Tiafoe ahead of mixed doubles against Serena

Sports 01/01/19, 06:24

Roger Federer celebrated the New Year in style with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Frances Tiafoe to give defending Hopman Cup champion Switzerland an early lead over the United States, ahead of his showpiece mixed doubles game featuring fellow tennis great Serena Williams.The 37-year-old Federer was made to work during ...

Return to sender: Federer looking forward to Serena’s serve

Tennis 12/30/18, 12:35

Roger Federer's wish is about to be granted — he's getting the chance to return Serena Williams' powerful serve. The famously unflappable Swiss acknowledges being excited about the prospect of taking on his fellow tennis great on Tuesday in a Hopman Cup mixed doubles match between Switzerland and the United States. "I ...

Britain beats Greece 2-1 in opening Hopman Cup match

Tennis 12/29/18, 03:07

Cameron Norrie and Katie Boulter beat Stefanos Tsitsipas and Maria Sakkari 4-3, 3-4, 4-3, including 5-4 in a tiebreaker in the deciding mixed doubles set in the Fast4 format, to give Britain a 2-1 win over Greece in the opening match of the eight-team Hopman Cup tennis tournament on Saturday.Norrie ...

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