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BY BRIAN BONDUS

 

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To say Roger Federer is hot is the understatement of this year’s tennis season.  He’s won 39 of 41 matches since his lost to Novak Djokovic in the 2011 US Open.  The BBC has the result from this weekend’s Indian Wells Masters.

“A record fourth win it was for Federer. As he beat American John Isner in the final. Federer won the tournament in 2004, 05, and 06 while shows glimpses there of this best form as he won 7-6, 6-3.”

Federer has won his last three tournaments he played in and six out of his last eight. At 30-years-old some are wondering if Federer’s age will catch up to him.  Former tennis Champion Pancho Gonzalez tells ESPN— the eyes are the first to fail. But an ESPN blogger notes...

“Federer's eyes played an enormous role in this match. He saw the ball well and saw it early, even when it was melting off Isner's racket in a blur. I'm not saying Gonzalez was wrong about the toll of age, just that if the eyes are the first to go, Federer doesn't have anything to worry about yet.”

And a Sports Illustrated writer puts more of Federer’s critics to rest

“Federer may or may not win another major. He may or may not reach the No. 1 summit again. But his play since that devastating loss to Novak Djokovic at the 2011 U.S. Open -- he's 39-2 since then -- says a great deal about his character, his pride and how far he is from a serious decline.”

Federer is currently third in the world and has been in that position or better since 2003. He held the number one ranking for about five years, but seems to be at peace with that crown resting on someone else’s head.

Federer: “Obviously being ranked within the top five you have a shot at world number one as soon as you win a grand slam or you string a lot of victories together. That’s what I’m doing now, but for now Novak is the best player, still is.”

Federer plays next at the Sony Ericsson Open where he could face Novak Djokovic in a semifinal match.
 

Federer Ties Masters Tournament Record

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Mar 20, 2012

Federer Ties Masters Tournament Record

(Image Source: Wikimediacommons)

 

BY BRIAN BONDUS

 

You're watching multisource global video news analysis from Newsy

To say Roger Federer is hot is the understatement of this year’s tennis season.  He’s won 39 of 41 matches since his lost to Novak Djokovic in the 2011 US Open.  The BBC has the result from this weekend’s Indian Wells Masters.

“A record fourth win it was for Federer. As he beat American John Isner in the final. Federer won the tournament in 2004, 05, and 06 while shows glimpses there of this best form as he won 7-6, 6-3.”

Federer has won his last three tournaments he played in and six out of his last eight. At 30-years-old some are wondering if Federer’s age will catch up to him.  Former tennis Champion Pancho Gonzalez tells ESPN— the eyes are the first to fail. But an ESPN blogger notes...

“Federer's eyes played an enormous role in this match. He saw the ball well and saw it early, even when it was melting off Isner's racket in a blur. I'm not saying Gonzalez was wrong about the toll of age, just that if the eyes are the first to go, Federer doesn't have anything to worry about yet.”

And a Sports Illustrated writer puts more of Federer’s critics to rest

“Federer may or may not win another major. He may or may not reach the No. 1 summit again. But his play since that devastating loss to Novak Djokovic at the 2011 U.S. Open -- he's 39-2 since then -- says a great deal about his character, his pride and how far he is from a serious decline.”

Federer is currently third in the world and has been in that position or better since 2003. He held the number one ranking for about five years, but seems to be at peace with that crown resting on someone else’s head.

Federer: “Obviously being ranked within the top five you have a shot at world number one as soon as you win a grand slam or you string a lot of victories together. That’s what I’m doing now, but for now Novak is the best player, still is.”

Federer plays next at the Sony Ericsson Open where he could face Novak Djokovic in a semifinal match.
 

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