Sport Federer relieved to make winning return

19:41  13 june  2018
19:41  13 june  2018 Source:   performgroup.com

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As if he never left. Roger Federer made a smooth return to the ATP World Tour with a straight sets victory over tricky opponent Guillermo Garcia-Lopez at the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters. The Swiss maestro, who had arthroscopic knee surgery in early February

Relieved Federer fulfils dream. Federer was overcome with emotion after his win . The 21-year-old added that the back injury he sustained in the fourth round against Feliciano Lopez had left him doubtful that he would make it through the tournament.

rogerfederer - cropped: Roger Federer celebrates victory © Provided by Omnisport Roger Federer celebrates victory

Roger Federer was relieved to have avoided another early exit at the Stuttgart Open after he fought back from a set down to beat Mischa Zverev.

Twelve months ago Federer returned from his mid-season break and was beaten by Tommy Haas on the Stuttgart grass.

When he fell behind on Wednesday another upset appeared on the cards, but Federer – who skipped the entire clay-court swing – came battling back.

As Zverev's level dipped, Federer's found a new gear and after 92 minutes on court he had booked a quarter-final berth.

"Three months is a long time, it's longer than the year-end break, so I'm very happy returning on good terms onto the tour," Federer said after his 3-6 6-4 6-2 win.

Federer survives Stuttgart scare on Tour return

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Backpage. Home Sport Federer Makes Winning Return . Four-time champion Roger Federer monday reached the Australian Open second round with a four-set victory over Austria’s Jurgen Melzer in Melbourne.

Swiss player Roger Federer plays a return to Guillermo Garcia Lopez of Spain during their match at the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Tuesday, April 12. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau). Monaco (AP) — A relieved Roger Federer cruised to victory at the Monaco Masters on

"It was difficult, I missed some chances in the first set, played one bad service game and he connected well at the right times, and I got behind.

"I think I got a little lucky in the second set when down a set and break points, it was dangerous there for a second and then I found a way.

"I guess I found my rhythm, maybe Mischa didn't play as well after that. I'm very happy with how I played, I'm super happy to be back on tour and it's been a great start.

"It feels good to win again. I've lost my last two matches. So it's nice to get a fresh start here."

Federer through, Zverev out in Halle .
There were contrasting results for two of the big names at the Gerry Weber Open, as Roger Federer progressed with ease.Roger Federer continued his preparations for Wimbledon with a 17th successive grass-court win on Tuesday, but Alexander Zverev was an early casualty at the Gerry Weber Open.

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