Federer makes history as tennis oldest Number One

Roger Federer smashed his way into tennis history books on Friday, beating Dutch Robin Haase to reach the semi-finals of the Rotterdam Open. More significant, he earned the needed points to topple Rafael Nadal as the tennis world number one, becoming the oldest man, at 36, to reach tennis zenith. Haase almost stopped Federer from attaining the historic goal, taking…

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Roger Federer wins 20th grand slam title with Australian Open victory over Cilic

• Federer beat Cilic 6-2, 5-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1
• Swiss in angry exchange with official after close line call

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Kyle Edmund to face Cilic in Australian Open semis after Nadal retires

  • Briton beats third seed 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 at Melbourne Park
  • Rafael Nadal forced to retire in fifth set against Marin Cilic
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Andy Murray heading home after pulling out of Australian Open

  • Murray now contemplating having surgery on his injured hip
  • Operation could keep Scot out of the game for months
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Andy Murray stays top as world no. 1 after beating Novak Djokovic to win ATP World Tour Finals title

Andy Murray has finished the year as world No 1 after beating Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win the World Tour Finals. Murray reached the top of the tennis rankings during the Paris Masters two weeks ago – but would have been knocked back down had Djokovic beaten him at the O2 Arena in London. Fans’ nerves were calmed…

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Andy Murray Beats Kei Nishikori

Andy Murray beats Kei Nishikori 6-7 (9-11) 6-4 6-4 Murray’s second group win puts him on verge of semi-final place Epic contest lasted over three hours and 20 mins Murray into last four if Cilic beats Wawrinka at 20:00 GMT Andy Murray: “I just fought really hard. Kei was making me run and was dictating the points, but then I was…

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