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Roger Federer – As Good as Novak Djokovic Allowed Him to be

Posted on 17 Mar, 2014, by in Tennis

For a moment there, everything was perfect. The crowd was booming for Roger Federer, just taking a 6-5 lead in the third set of the Indian Wells Masters final over Novak Djokovic, seemingly in control and ready to win the match and the title. And then everything went south – the bad and shaky backhand, and an opponent that most of the time is simply better than him. More

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Rafael Nadal – The Feel Good Story of 2013

Posted on 18 Mar, 2013, by in Tennis

We’re barely in the middle of March, but it’s hard to find a better fit than Rafael Nadal for comeback of the year, winning his first Hard Court title in nearly 3 years after almost looking like someone who won’t be playing tennis for much longer, maybe even giving up the sport. More

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Rafael Nadal Makes Roger Federer Look Old

Posted on 15 Mar, 2013, by in Tennis

Last year, it was Roger Federer beating Rafael Nadal at Indian Wells, showing us he’s got still a lot in the tank to win another Grand Slam title, which he did. It’s 2013, and Nadal is the comeback kid (off an injury), playing very well on both clay and hard courts, disposing of his elderly rival en route to the semifinal of the BNP Paribas Open. More

Roger Federer Planning On Winning Indian Wells

Posted on 8 Mar, 2012, by in Tennis

Roger Federer isn’t the favorite to win at Indian Wells. Right now, any tournament Novak Djokovic signs up for puts him at the top of the list, but Federer is coming in with two consecutive titles in the bag, winning at Rotterdam and later in Dubai. Obviously, he and plenty of others see him as the favorite to win the first Masters tournament of the season. More

Novak Djokovic and a New World Order

Posted on 20 Mar, 2011, by in Tennis

Regardless of the result of his Indian Wells Final match with Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic is the world’s new number 2 after beating Roger Federer (6-3, 3-6, 6-2) who fell to 3rd in the ATP rankings. More