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Roger Federer was the defending champion and successfully defended his title, defeating Marin Čilić in the final, 6–2, 6–7(5–7), 6–3, 3–6, 6–1. It was Federer's 20th Grand Slam singles title and record-equalling sixth Australian Open men's singles title (tied with Roy Emerson and Novak Djokovic). With the win, Federer became the first male player to win at least six titles at two Grand Slam tournaments (six at the Australian Open and eight at Wimbledon). Federer became the oldest man to win a Grand
The Australian Open is a tennis tournament held annually over the last fortnight of January in Melbourne, Australia. The tournament is the first of the four Grand Slam tennis events held each year, preceding the French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open. It features men's and women's singles; men's, women's, and mixed doubles; junior's championships; and wheelchair, legends, and exhibition events. Prior to 1988 it was played on grass courts, but since then two types of hardcourt surfaces have been used
Roger Federer won his 18th Grand Slam title and first for five years with a thrilling five-set victory over Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final. The 35-year-old Swiss won 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 to claim his fifth Melbourne title and extend his lead at the top of the all-time men's major winners' list. Nadal, 30, remains tied in second with Pete Sampras on 14 Grand Slams following his first final since 2014. Federer's previous major title came at Wimbledon in 2012. "I've been coming here for almost 20 years now," he said. "I've always enjoyed it and no
Federer's bid for a third consecutive Australian Open title ended in a surprising 6-7 (11), 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-6 (5) loss Sunday night to 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas , the first player from Greece to reach a major quarterfinal. "Roger is a legend of our sport. So much respect for him. He showed such good tennis over the years. I've been idolizing him since the age of 6," Tsitsipas said. "It was a dream come true for me just facing him. Winning at the end?
The tennis legend’s declaration we were “watching the changing of the guard” as Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas eliminated Federer from the Australian Open on Sunday night was met with a stern backhand from the Swiss champ. “Yeah, sure,” Federer said at his press conference, when asked about McEnroe’s assertion during an on-court interview with Tsitsipas. “He’s in front of the mic a lot. He’s always going to say stuff. I love John (but) I’ve heard that story the last 10 years. Won’t want to push it too much. The umpire, I think, was lenient there,” Aussie legend Todd Woodbridge said in commentary. “It was just a normal changeover and he took a lot longer.”
• Roger Federer wins the 2018 Australian Open title, beating Martin Cilic in a wild—and then suddenly routine—men's final. We're coming close to exhausting the store of adjectives and superlatives and fun facts here but.this means many things. a) Federer has now won 20 majors, i.e. 10% of those held in the Open Era, which began 50 years ago. b) He increases his career lead over rival Rafael Nadal, 20-16. c) A child born when Federer won his. Which was the case in Australia. In gaining the biggest trophy of her career, she no longer wears the lariat of “best player never to win a Slam.” • Marin Cilic may have lost his second major final in a half-year to Roger Federer.
MELBOURNE, Australia — There have certainly been better Australia Day tennis celebrations at Melbourne Park. There have undoubtedly been much longer Australia Day tennis celebrations at Melbourne Park. Roger Federer did his part at age 36, but the next generation was unable to keep pace. This will be Federer’s seventh Australian Open final, a men’s Open era record. It will be his 30th Grand Slam singles final, building on his own men’s record. If he beats Cilic, Federer will have 20 major singles titles, increasing his record total among men to a nice round number that seemed all but unreachable when Djokovic was dominating the game in the first half of 2016.
Roger Federer makes it through to a record seventh Australian Open final after Chung Hyeon retires in their semi-final. Media playback is not supported on this device. Australian Open: Federer into final after Chung Hyeon retires. Australian Open: Men's final. Venue: Melbourne Park Date: Sunday, 28 January Time: 08:30 GMT. Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website. Watch highlights on BBC Two from 13:00 GMT. Roger Federer made it through to a record seventh Australian Open final when South Korean Chung Hyeon retired in the second set of their semi-final.
Last year Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open and broke the string of two wins in a row of Roger Federer, so this year, Roger Federer wants to be the best in Australia again. It will no be easy, Rafel Nadal, Djokovic, Murray, Tsonga, Ferrer, Verdasco and company will try to do their best to win the first Grand Slam of the season. If you like tennis and you are a fan of Roger Federer, you'll love this wallpaper of Roger Federer playing a backhand in the Australian Open. Prepare yourself for the Australian Open 2009 and set your favorite player on the background. Notes. This wallpaper is
Australian Open – Batman Ave, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3000 – rated 4.3 based on 82,469 reviews "hideously expensive just to get into the An "unreal" win over Roger Federer sees Dominic Thiem claim the biggest title of his career at the BNP Paribas Open. 🏆🇦🇹. tennismash.com. Indian Wells: Thiem tames Federer to win first Masters title | Tennismash. Dominic Thiem comes from a set down to stun Roger Federer in the Indian Wells final for his first ATP Masters title. See all. Videos.
Federer, Kerber, Sharapova out of Australian Open. Osaka beats Kvitova to win Australian Open, becomes new world number one. German stars shine at Hopman. Popular. When Chung held serve to make it 1-1 in the second set a huge cheer went up from the Australia Day crowd who had hoped to witness a classic battle of the generations. But the bespectacled 21-year-old, nicknamed 'the professor', simply had no answer to Federer's masterclass. Federer broke for 3-1 with a dipping backhand pass and when Chung needed treatment on his foot blisters at 1-4 his hopes of becoming the first South Korean to reach a grand slam final looked completely hopeless.
Roger Federer also has more connections with the Australian Open than most others. His management company, TEAM8, was in association with Tennis Australia in creating the Laver Cup. Tennis Australia being the governing body of the Australian Open with CEO Craig Tiley being the director of the grand slam. This could have possibly led to favouritism for the six-time champion due to a conflict of interests. No wonder John McEnroe joked, “What’s the difference between privilege and blatant cheating?” To conclude, it’s obvious, the reason the final was played indoors was to benefit Roger Federer.
Roger Federer's chapter in the annals of tennis history has earned yet another entry with his triumph Down Under: a sixth Australian Open title and his 20th Grand Slam overall. Fellow players, athletes, celebrities and even the president of Switzerland took to social media to congratulate the superstar on his extraordinary five-set win over Marin Cilic in Sunday's final. You May Also Like: Federer Beats Cilic For 20th Major Crown. #RF20 🏆🙌👑. Fellow countryman and former Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka joined in congratulating Federer. Incroyable papy ! 💥2️⃣0️⃣🏆💥@rogerfederer !!!!! pic.twitter.com/irc4wTCaUT.
Roger Federer's bid for a hat-trick of Australian Open titles was crushed on Sunday as Greek wunderkind Stefanos Tsitsipas rose up to floor the Swiss master and become his nation's first Grand Slam quarter-finalist. | TNN | Updated: Jan 21, 2019, 09:50 IST. Highlights. Federer's bid for a hat-trick of Australian Open titles was crushed on Sunday. Greek wunderkind Tsitsipas rose up to floor the Swiss master and become his nation's first Grand Slam quarter-finalist. The 20-year-old Tsitsipas overhauled Federer 6-7(11), 7-6(3), 7-5, 7-6(5) under the lights of Rod Laver Arena.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It took just over an hour for Roger Federer to fix one anomalous statistic in his extraordinary career. Defending champion Federer, who was leading Hyeon Chung 6-1, 5-2 when the Korean retired in the second set of their Australian Open semifinal on Friday night, is within one win of a 20th Grand Slam singles title. Going into the match against Chung, Federer had a below-par semifinals record at Melbourne Park, only six wins out of 13. After 1 hour and 2 minutes under the closed roof on Rod Laver Arena, he's on par, 7-7 (but still well below his marks at the oth
Roger Federer just wanted to go to the men’s locker room. The 20-time Grand Slam champ didn’t have a match Saturday in the Australian Open, so he went to Melbourne Park for a practice session, per the Associated Press. But apparently it doesn’t matter how famous or accomplished you are to the tournament’s security team, because as Federer tried to enter the locker room, he was denied because he didn’t have his proper credentials. So one of the most popular athletes in the world and the winner of the most Grand Slam titles in men’s singles history patiently waited until someone from his team ca
Federer now owns six Australian Open titles, including in back-to-back years. He’s won the title at the French Open once, the US Open five times and Wimbledon a whopping eight times. He is the fourth person — and first man — to win 20 grand slam titles. Roger Federer wins the #AusOpen to earn his 20th major title, becoming the 4th male or female in tennis history to win at least 20 slams joining Margaret Court, Serena Williams and Steffi Graf. pic.twitter.com/QhbzeOGE4u. — ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) January 28, 2018. Here is a funny GIF, enjoy!
Australian Open – Follow the Tennis match between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Roger Federer live with Eurosport. The match starts at 08:00 on 20 January 2019. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen. Head-to-head: see historical stats and visit our detailed profiles for Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Roger Federer. - - - Of course Tsitsipas also praises Federer, saying, "I've been idolising him since the age of sixit's a dream come true to just be on Rod Laver facing him." - Tsitsipas is in no fit mindset to talk to Commissioner of Tennis John McEnroe, but he does let slip that he always thought he'd win this match.
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Roger Federer won his sixth Australian Open title. © AFP. Swiss great Roger Federer became the oldest player in the open era to win the Australian Open title for the sixth time at the Rod Laver Arena on Sunday. Federer fought off two break points in his opening service in the second set with pinpoint serves, while Cilic had a tussle before holding in the third game. Cilic worked his way back into the match as both players traded furious forehands to stay on serve. Cilic was break point down in the ninth, but crucially got out of it with a second serve ace down the middle followed by a forehand winner.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maybe Roger Federer isn't as famous as we thought. Turns out that even he must carry his tournament ID to get where he's try to go at the Australian Open. Rules are rules, after all. So what if Federer is a six-time champion at Melbourne Park the owner of 20 Grand Slam titles in all a man who's spent more weeks ranked No. 1 than any other and one of the most recognizable athletes on the planet? A video showing Federer stopped by a security guard in a hallway outside a locker room at the Grand Slam tournament made the rounds on Twitter on S
Most Australian Open singles titles. 6 - Federer became the third man after Roy Emerson and Novak Djokovic to claim six Australian Open titles with his win over Croatia's Cilic on Sunday. He also equalled Rod Laver's record of claiming four grand slams after turning 30. Grand Slam title breakdown. Australian Open: 6 (2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2017, 2018). French Open: 1 (2009). Wimbledon: 8 (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2017). US Open: 5 (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008). Most Grand Slam titles. Federer - 20. Rafael Nadal (Spain) - 16. Pete Sampras (U.S.) - 14.
Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal Australian Open 2017 Final: The history goes back 12 years when Nadal burst on the to scene in 2004. Federer at that time was at the peak of his career and only Nadal could match him in terms of ability on the court. Aussie Open 2017 given a superb oppertunity for both the players to add one more title to their name and its even more important considering both of them are in the twilight of their careers. Federer vs Nadal Head to Head Record: Looking at their record, Nadal clearly leads the head to head battle with 23 wins overall compared to Federer’s 11.
Roger Federer has been ‘‘hit hard’’ by the imminent retirement of his rival Andy Murray, but disputed the view that Murray had been unlucky to play in the same era as Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Federer said Murray had much to be proud of, pointing to his (three) major titles, reaching world No. 1 (2016) and Olympic golds, while expressing some ‘‘shock’’ that the Scot would be finishing up this year, as Murray said in an emotional media conference on Friday. Roger Federer. Credit:Justin McManus. ‘‘It hit me hard,’’ Federer told the Sunday Age in an exclusive interview. ‘ ‘Of cour
Roger Federer does not believe that the decision to play Sunday’s Australian Open final under a closed roof in Rod Laver Arena because of the sweltering conditions was a contributory factor in his 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 victory over Marin Cilic. Federer has long been regarded as the world’s best indoor player, while Cilic said he had struggled to adjust to the cooler temperature under the roof. “I wasn't sure if it was good for me or not, to play under the roof,” Federer said. “Of course, I backed myself in indoor conditions. This is where my first success ever came.
Old man Roger Federer beat sixth-seeded Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in the Men’s Singles final at the Australian Open, for his 20th career Grand Slam title. Per ESPN : At the age of 36 years, 173 days, Federer became the second-oldest man to win a Grand Slam title in the Open era after Ken Rosewall, who won the 1972 Australian Open at 37. Cilic came back from down a break in the fourth set to take the set, and had two break points in the first game of the fifth, but everything fell apart from there. A pair of unforced errors let Federer out of trouble, and then Cilic double-faulted twi
Roger Federer described making a successful defence of his Australian Open title to claim a record-extending 20th Grand Slam success as a "very special moment in my life". The 36-year-old secured his sixth Melbourne crown - to equal Roy Emerson and Novak Djokovic - with an absorbing five-set victory over Marin Cilic, who was chasing his second major victory after winning the US Open in 2014. Federer started in imperious fashion against his Croatian counterpart but was forced to dig deep amid a barrage of powerful forehands from Cilic, who forced a decider by winning five successive g
Will the Federer live up to expectations and cap off his age-defying blitz through the Aussie Open with a record-extending Grand Slam title, or will Cilic play spoiler and pick up a rare victory against his Swiss rival? Jon Price and the team of tennis experts at SportsInformationTraders.com have analyzed the matchup and sent along their best bet for the 2018 Australian Open men’s singles final. Before getting to the pro handicapper’s pick, take a look at the complete schedule, start time, TV info, updated odds and more for the event: 2018 Australian Open Men’s Finals Viewing Guide And Odds. D
Roger Federer of Switzerland beat Croatian Marin Cilic in the Australian Open final in Melbourne on Sunday, clinching his 20th Grand Slam title. Sports | 29.01.2018. Caroline Wozniacki wins Australian Open final. Defending champion Federer, 36, won the match 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. The final took place indoors in the Rod Laver Arena because of the hot conditions outside. His now six Australian Open titles put him on a par with Serbian Novak Djokovic and Roy Emerson of Australia. 'The fairytale continues'. "I'm so happy. It's unbelievable," Federer said after
Rodger Federer lifts the Australian Open title defeating Marin Cilic 2-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-3, 1-6- Live Updates 2-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-3, 1-6* Federer clinches his 20th ever Grand Slam title! In real style! Credit to Cilic, He fought back but today was all about Federer who blew his opponent away in the first and fifth sets. Momentum was on the Swiss sensations side when it mattered fantastic stuff! 2-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-3, *1-5 Federer breaks! Cilic looks dejected here! Federer is serving out for his sixth Australian Open title! 2-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-3, 1-4* Another imperious service game from Federer as he wi
After Roger Federer's win at the 2018 Australian Open, the internet trolls have been trying their best to discredit the Swiss' achievement. But the aftermath of Federer's 20th Slam title - at the recently concluded Australian Open - has been a little more dark and disturbing. This time, we've had articles on proper websites decrying the supposedly unfair bias that helped Federer win the tournament. We've even had bloggers making impassioned pleas to the tennis establishment, to stop them from cheating on Federer's behalf. And it hasn't ended there.
From the first serve hit on Day 1 of the Open to the final ball struck in the men's final, USOpen.org covered all the action from the 2018 US Open. Let's take a look back at last year's final Slam, including Novak Djokovic's impressive run to his 14th Grand Slam title, Naomi Osaka's first major win, the best photos from the tournament and much more.
Federer has won the Australian Open on many occasions (Picture: Getty). Federer is the most decorated man in the sport, having won every Grand Slam and 17 in total. Having won his first major at Wimbledon back in 2003, Federer is now without a title since 2012. Advertisement. Advertisement. The Australian Open is the world No. 17’s third-most successful Slam, having won it on four occasions. Federer's performance in Grand Slams. Australian Open: Winner (2004, 2006, 2007, 2010) French Open: Winner (2009) Wimbledon: Winner (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012) US Open: Winner (2004, 20
Roger Federer cries after winning the Australian Open, his 20th Grand Slam title. Getty Images - Getty. 12. Federer has won 10 percent of all Grand Slam titles. Federer, his voice choked with emotion, said: "I'm so happy, it's incredible. "Winning is just a dream come true. The fairy tale continued for us, for me. Cilic had chances to move ahead in the fifth but the defending champion dug deep into his reserves of will and know-how to deliver the result which most fans in the Rod Laver Arena had come to see. AP:Associated Press.
Roger Federer will open his Australian Open title defence against Slovenian Aljaz Bedene next week, while top seed Rafa Nadal, the losing finalist last year, was paired with Dominican Victor Estrella Burgos at the draw on Thursday. Women’s top seed Simona Halep of Romania faces Australian wildcard Destanee Aiava in the first round, with second seed Caroline Wozniacki starting out against Halep’s compatriot Mihaela Buzarnescu. Serena Williams will not defend the women’s title having had her first child last year but 2008 champion Maria Sharapova, who failed a drugs test at the tournament in 201
The Australian Open 2019 Tennis is one of the prestigious and first Grand Slam tennis tournaments of the year, which will be held in the Melbourne city of Australia. Watch Australian Open 2019 live streaming from 14 January to 27th January 2019 on your mobiles, I phone, Tablet, Mac, I pad easily anywhere in the world. See More. Live Hyeon Chung Vs Roger Federer Online. home. Highlights.
Roger Federer powered home to beat Marin Cilic in five sets to win his sixth Australian Open and 20th Grand Slam title in a riveting final on Sunday. The Swiss defending champion dropped his only sets of the tournament before completing a 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 win over the sixth seeded Croatian in 3hr 3min. Federer, playing in his 30th Grand Slam final, joined Novak Djokovic and Australian great Roy Emerson as joint top for the most Australian Open men's titles. He added to his already imposing win-loss record in Melbourne and is now 94-13. His overall his Grand Slam mark stands a
Federer, Djokovic in middle of Aussie Open controversy. Extreme weather conditions at the Australian Open isn’t something new, Waiting for Federer in the semifinals is 21-year-old South Korean Chung Hyeon, who continued his miracle run to the semifinals after impressive wins against Djokovic, his idol, and both Zverev brothers. “I thought he played an incredible match against Novak,” Federer, a heavy betting favorite, said about Hyeon. “I mean, to beat him here is one of the tough things to do in our sport.” If Federer wins, he would face Cilic, who defeated Englishmen Kyle Edmund for a spo
Although Federer and Nadal have won a combined 31 Grand Slams, their run at this year's Australian Open is perhaps the most surprising. When the tournament began, the buzz centered around defending champion Novak Djokovic and his battle to reclaim the No. 1 ranking from Andy Murray. However, the top two seeds were gone by the fourth round. Denis Istomin, a wild-card entry, ousted Djokovic in the second round. Mischa Zverev upended Murray, 7-5, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 in the fourth. Meanwhile, Federer and Nadal were hoping to make a good show of it after coming off injuries. Federer took six months
Roger Federer Wins the Australian Open, Claiming His 20th Grand Slam Title: His record-tying sixth Australian open win. And my team, I love you guys. Thank you,” said Federer, fighting back tears as he kissed his Norman Brookes Challenge Cup trophy. With this win, according to ESPN, Roger, at 36 years and 173 days, becomes the second-oldest man to win a Grand Slam title in the Open era; Ken Rosewall won the 1972 Australian Open at 37. ESPN’s statisticians also revealed the 2018 Australian Open was the 200th major tournament in the Open Era, and with this win being Fed’s twentieth, he’s accounted for 10% of the men’s singles titles. Congratulations, GOAT.