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Federer to face Wawrinka in quarter-finals at rain-hit Cincinnati

Federer to face Wawrinka in quarter-finals at rain-hit Cincinnati

Roger Federer wasted no time in defeating Leonardo Mayer 6-1, 7-6 (8/6) on Friday as the rain-plagued ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters made up ground after two days of disruption. Only hours after his comprehensive third-round win, the second-seeded seven-time champion was to face a quarter-final against compatriot Stan Wawrinka, who beat Hungarian Marton Fucsovics 6-4, 6-3 […] …

Stage set for Lagos Open Tennis Tournament

Stage set for Lagos Open Tennis Tournament

The annual Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis tournament (GCLT) has been rebranded by the organisers.
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South Africa hails Anderson’s shock defeat of Federer

South Africa hails Anderson’s shock defeat of Federer

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday led South Africa in congratulating Kevin Anderson after he sensationally knocked Roger Federer out of Wimbledon to become the first South African to reach the semi-finals in 35 years. The 32-year old Anderson defeated defending champion Federer in a five-set thriller that lasted slightly more than four hours. “Congratulations to […] …

Federer, Serena aim to advance on Wimbledon’s ‘Manic Monday’

Federer, Serena aim to advance on Wimbledon’s ‘Manic Monday’

Roger Federer and Serena Williams will be expected to maintain their flawless progress at Wimbledon as the title favourites head into the fourth round looking to survive the tournament’s giant-killing carnage on Monday. Federer has been in imperious mood in pursuit of his ninth Wimbledon crown, while Williams is rounding into form just as the […] …

Federer takes sets streak to 26 at Wimbledon

Federer takes sets streak to 26 at Wimbledon

Defending champion Roger Federer took his streak of consecutive sets won at Wimbledon to 26 on Wednesday, reaching the third round with a 6-4, 6-4, 6-1 victory over Slovakia’s Lukas Lacko. Top seed Federer, the eight-time champion, goes on to face either 39-year-old Ivo Karlovic of Croatia or Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff. READ ALSO: Change of counsel […] …

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