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Federer edges del Potro at ATP World Tour Finals

Nov 9 2013, 8:14pm CST | by IANS

London, Nov 10 (IANS) Sixth seed and six-time former champion Roger Federer battled back from a 0-3 deficit in the third set to beat fourth seed and 2009 runner-up Juan Martin del Potro to reach the semifinals at the ATP World Tour Finals here Saturday.

London, Nov 10 — Sixth seed and six-time former champion Roger Federer battled back from a 0-3 deficit in the third set to beat fourth seed and 2009 runner-up Juan Martin del Potro to reach the...

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Federer edges del Potro at ATP World Tour Finals

Nov 9 2013, 8:14pm CST | by IANS

London, Nov 10 (IANS) Sixth seed and six-time former champion Roger Federer battled back from a 0-3 deficit in the third set to beat fourth seed and 2009 runner-up Juan Martin del Potro to reach the semifinals at the ATP World Tour Finals here Saturday.

London, Nov 10 — Sixth seed and six-time former champion Roger Federer battled back from a 0-3 deficit in the third set to beat fourth seed and 2009 runner-up Juan Martin del Potro to reach the semifinals at the ATP World Tour Finals here Saturday.

The Swiss former No. 1 won 4-6, 7-6 (2), 7-5 to finish in second position in Group B for a clash against top seed and 2010 finalist Rafael Nadal Sunday.

Second seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia, who had already qualified, beat Frenchman Richard Gasquet 7-6, 4-6, 6-3 in the other match to top Group B. The reigning champion will next face seventh seed Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland in the semifinals.

Nadal leads Federer 21-10 in their previous meetings and has won their past three matches.

"I was probably slightly angry more than thinking it's going to be over soon," said Federer, when asked about how he felt at 0-3 in the third set. "It's one of those moments today, because I kind of fought back the whole match -- the first, second set. Here we go again."

"I think I got two chances to win the match," said del Potro. "I broke his serve in the second set and in the third one. But he played great when I was up, and he deserved to come back in both sets. But at the end, when you have to be focus and find the winners, I made the mistakes and he was there really focused to take the chance. I think that was the key of the match."

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Tennis agent to rep Lundqvist in off-ice deals

Oct 29 2014 1:45pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

NEW YORK — Roger Federer’s long-time agent is branching out beyond tennis. The agency headed by Tony Godsick — who has worked with 17-time major champion Federer for nearly a decade — will represent New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist for off-ice marketing deals. Lundqvist led the Rangers to the Stanley Cup finals last season and helped Sweden win a silver medal in hockey at this year’s Sochi Olympics. His Rangers contract is worth $59.5 ...
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Tennis agent to rep Lundqvist in off-ice deals

Oct 29 2014 1:45pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

NEW YORK — Roger Federer’s long-time agent is branching out beyond tennis. The agency headed by Tony Godsick — who has worked with 17-time major champion Federer for nearly a decade — will represent New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist for off-ice marketing deals. More NHL on Sportsnet: Subscribe: Rogers GameCentre Live Rogers Hometown Hockey | Broadcast Schedule Sportsnet Fantasy Hockey Pool ...
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Federer beats Goffin, wins 6th Swiss Indoors title

Oct 26 2014 10:23am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BASEL, Switzerland — Top-seeded Roger Federer won a sixth Swiss Indoors title on Sunday, comfortably defeating David Goffin of Belgium in straight sets to end a run of two successive final defeats at his hometown tournament. Federer took just 52 minutes to win 6-2, 6-2, delighting the partisan crowd as he inflicted what was only Goffin’s third defeat in 46 matches. The first set lasted 23 minutes a ...
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Federer beats Goffin, wins 6th Swiss Indoors title

Oct 26 2014 10:23am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BASEL, Switzerland — Top-seeded Roger Federer won a sixth Swiss Indoors title on Sunday, comfortably defeating David Goffin of Belgium in straight sets to end a run of two successive final defeats at his hometown tournament. Federer took just 52 minutes to win 6-2, 6-2, delighting the partisan crowd as he inflicted what was only Goffin’s third defeat in 46 matches. The first set lasted 23 minutes as Federer dropped just one point in the final three games. The second-ranked ...
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Federer beats Goffin, wins 6th Swiss Indoors title

Oct 26 2014 10:23am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BASEL, Switzerland — Top-seeded Roger Federer won a sixth Swiss Indoors title on Sunday, comfortably defeating David Goffin of Belgium in straight sets to end a run of two successive final defeats at his hometown tournament. Federer took just 52 minutes to win 6-2, 6-2, delighting the partisan crowd as he inflicted what was only Goffin’s third defeat in 46 matches. The first set lasted 23 minutes as Federer dropped just one point in the final three games. The second-ranked Federer a ...
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Federer beats Goffin, wins 6th Swiss Indoors title

Oct 26 2014 10:23am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BASEL, Switzerland — Top-seeded Roger Federer won a sixth Swiss Indoors title on Sunday, comfortably defeating David Goffin of Belgium in straight sets to end a run of two successive final defeats at his hometown tournament. Federer took just 52 minutes to win 6-2, 6-2, delighting the partisan crowd as he inflicted what was only Goffin’s third defeat in 46 matches. "I didn’t expect this kind of result but clearly I’ll take it, it’s great," Federer said. "It’s ...
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Federer beats Goffin, wins 6th Swiss Indoors title

Oct 26 2014 10:23am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BASEL, Switzerland — Top-seeded Roger Federer won a sixth Swiss Indoors title on Sunday, comfortably defeating David Goffin of Belgium in straight sets to end a run of two successive final defeats at his hometown tournament. Federer took just 52 minutes to win 6-2, 6-2, delighting the partisan crowd as he inflicted what was only Goffin’s third defeat in 46 matches. "I didn’t expect this kind of result bu ...
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Federer beats Goffin, wins 6th Swiss Indoors title

Oct 26 2014 10:23am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BASEL, Switzerland — Top-seeded Roger Federer won a sixth Swiss Indoors title on Sunday, comfortably defeating David Goffin of Belgium in straight sets to end a run of two successive final defeats at his hometown tournament. Federer took just 52 minutes to win 6-2, 6-2, delighting the partisan crowd as he inflicted what was only Goffin’s third defeat in 46 matches. "I didn’t expect this kind of result but ...
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3 days ago

Federer beats Goffin, wins 6th Swiss Indoors title

Oct 26 2014 10:23am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BASEL, Switzerland — Top-seeded Roger Federer won a sixth Swiss Indoors title on Sunday, comfortably defeating David Goffin of Belgium in straight sets to end a run of two successive final defeats at his hometown tournament. Federer took just 52 minutes to win 6-2, 6-2, delighting the partisan crowd as he inflicted what was only Goffin’s third defeat in 46 matches. The first set lasted 23 minutes as Federer dropped just one point in the final three games. The second-ranked Fed ...
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3 days ago

Federer beats Goffin, wins 6th Swiss Indoors title

Oct 26 2014 10:23am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BASEL, Switzerland — Top-seeded Roger Federer won a sixth Swiss Indoors title on Sunday, comfortably defeating David Goffin of Belgium in straight sets to end a run of two successive final defeats at his hometown tournament. Federer took just 52 minutes to win 6-2, 6-2, delighting the partisan crowd as he inflicted what was only Goffin’s third defeat in 46 matches. The first set lasted 23 minutes as Federer dropped just one point in the final three games. The second-ranked ...
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