Shanghai Rolex Masters

November 16th, 2014 In Tournament 0 comments

This was not the way a final should have gone. From about two hours before the final of the ATP World Tour Final was due to get on court between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, whispers were circulating that there was a problem with Federer. He has booked a practice court for 2.30pm and at 4pm still had not walked on the court.   Suddenly...

November 3rd, 2014 In Tournament 0 comments

600 and counting! Novak Djokovic has become only the fifth active player joining Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal, Lleyton Hewitt and David Ferrer, and the 23rd in the Open-era to record that many career match wins. The world No.1 scored his fourth win in as many matches with Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-3 to win the ATP Masters 1000 in Paris-Bercy.Djokovic...

October 12th, 2014 In Tournament 0 comments

Roger Federer can now add the Shanghai Rolex Masters to his overflowing collection of trophies after defeating Gilles Simon 7-6 (6), 7-6 (2) in Sunday's final to win the tournament for the first time in his career. Playing in his tour-leading ninth final of the season, Federer captured his fourth title of the season and 81st career title. To top...

October 12th, 2014 In Tournament 0 comments

There are not many occasions these days when Roger Federer wins a tournament for the first time but the Swiss was celebrating his maiden Shanghai Rolex Masters title.Federer, who beat France’s Gilles Simon 7-6 (6), 7-6 (2), is hugely popular in China and his delight at rewarding his army of fans was evident at the end of a match that was...

October 11th, 2014 In Tournament 0 comments

Roger Federer, looking for his first title in the Shanghai Rolex Masters, played vintage tennis, taking charge and calling the shots, both from the net and the baseline, to shock the world No.1 Novak Djokovic, 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals late on Saturday.Federer, who will move to the No.2 position when the new ATP rankings come out on Monday,...

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