Sport Halle: Federer succeeds in its entrance
Federer drops Roland-Garros bombshell
Roger Federer is considering pulling out of the tournament despite a gritty four-set victory over Dominik Koepfer.The only place tennis fans can watch every Roland-Garros match is on Stan Sport.
Roger Federer did not miss his reunion with the grass. For his first game on herb since her defeat last July 14 in Wimbledon against Novak Djokovic after an epic match (13-12 for the Serbian in the latest set), on Monday in Halle (Germany), the Switzerland has established itself in two sets (7-6, 7-5) against Belarus Ilya Ivashka, passed through the qualifications. Federer, winner of the German tournament ten times since the beginning of his career and still holding the title this year, suffered to get out of the 90th claws in the rankings, eight days after having declared a package before the eighth of final who was waiting for him In Roland-Garros against Italian Matteo Berrettini, precisely in order not to leave too many feathers before the kickoff of the grass season. The 8th World Head and Series Number 5 in Halle did well because it had to fight on Monday, from the first round, that the Basel won only at the end of a decisive game (7 -4). The second set seemed to leave him too to decide to the Tie-Break. Fortunately for Federer, he had the good idea to pass his first break from the match (the only one elsewhere in this meeting), at 6-5, and then finished the work on his own put into play. Federer passes. the first round cap. What had not been the case on earth, since he had drunk the cup against the Spaniard Andujar in Geneva for his return on the surface. At the next game, the winner of Wimbledon, who was very happy next to be back on herb, will oppose Auger-Aliasime or Hurkacz.
back in the groove ????- Tennis TV (@Tentnistv) Gets His Grass Short Season Underway With a 7-6 7-5 Win Over Ivashka in Halle
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Djokovic in box seat for unprecedented Slam feat .
Novak Djokovic is now in the box seat to win at unprecedented Golden Slam, tennis great Todd Woodbridge says. Djokovic has won the Australian and French Opens so far this year, taking his majors tally to 19. The world No.1 will start a hot favourite for Wimbledon, the Olympics and the US Open.If he wins them all, he'll claim the first men's Golden Slam and also overtake the majors haul of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal (20). The only Golden Slam in tennis history was won by women's icon Steffi Graf in 1988.Djokovic is yet to win the Olympic gold medal but has a combined eight titles at Wimbledon and the US Open.