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Tennis: Impending birth could see Federer miss French Open

Former men's tennis world number one Roger Federer hinted on Wednesday the upcoming birth of another child for him and wife Mirka Vavrinec could prevent him playing in the French Open next month. While the family have kept all details of the birth a tight secret - the actual date has never been revealed - the father of four-year-old twins said his family life would take precedence over any tennis match.

Tennis: Federer delivers crushing victory over Stepanek

Roger Federer delivered a 6-1, 6-2 thrashing to fellow veteran Radek Stepanek as the fourth seed powered through his opening match at the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday. Federer's rout in 52 minutes was seven minutes longer than another easy victory by holder Novak Djokovic a day earlier. "I was able to get a lot of returns back into play," said Federer. "On clay, when you have the upper hand from the baseline, it's kind of hard to get out of it.

Tennis: Double duty for Federer, Wawrinka in Davis Cup

Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka will compete in both singles and doubles for Switzerland in the Davis Cup World Group quarter-final clash against Kazakhstan in Geneva this weekend. World number three Wawrinka will open against 64th-ranked Andrey Golubev while Federer, ranked fourth in the world, will then take on 56th-ranked Mikhaïl Kukushkin. The Swiss pair, winners of the Olympic doubles title in 2008, will then team up on Saturday for the doubles rubbler against Aleksandr Nedovyesov and Evgeny Korolev.

Tennis: Double duty for Federer, Wawrinka in Davis Cup

Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka will complete in both singles and doubles for Switzerland in the Davis Cup World Group quarter-final clash against Kazakhstan in Geneva this weekend. World number three Wawrinka will open against 64th-ranked Andrey Golubev while Federer, ranked fourth in the world, will then take on 56th-ranked Mikhaïl Kukushkin. The Swiss pair, winners of the Olympic doubles title in 2008, will then team up on Saturday for the doubles rubbler against Aleksandr Nedovyesov and Evgeny Korolev.

Tennis: Djokovic beats Federer for Indian Wells crown

World number two Novak Djokovic rallied to beat Roger Federer in a three-set thriller on Sunday to win his first title of 2014 at the Indian Wells ATP Masters. Djokovic defeated Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) to add a third title in the California desert to those he captured in 2008 and 2011. "I'm just very happy and thrilled to be able to win the first title in this season," Djokovic said. "I played, three, four matches in three sets, a couple of matches had to come from a set down. Mentally this definitely helps my confidence."

Tennis: Djokovic beats Federer for Indian Wells crown

World number two Novak Djokovic rallied to beat Roger Federer in a three-set thriller on Sunday to win the Indian Wells ATP Masters title for the third time. Djokovic defeated Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) to add another title to those he captured in the California desert in 2008 and 2011. Having gained an early break for a 2-1 lead in the third, Djokovic served for the match at 5-4 but was broken. From there they went to a tiebreaker that Djokovic dominated.

Tennis: Djokovic beats Federer for Indian Wells crown

World number two Novak Djokovic rallied to beat Roger Federer in a three-set thriller on Sunday to win the Indian Wells ATP Masters title for the third time. Djokovic defeated Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) to add another title to those he captured in the California desert in 2008 and 2011. Having gained an early break for a 2-1 lead in the third, Djokovic served for the match at 5-4 but was broken. From there they went to a tiebreaker that Djokovic dominated.

Tennis: Djokovic beats Federer for Indian Wells crown

World number two Novak Djokovic rallied to beat Roger Federer in a three-set thriller on Sunday for the Indian Wells ATP Masters title. Djokovic defeated Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) to capture his third title in the California desert to go with those he won in 2008 and 2011. In the 33rd career meeting between the tennis heavyweights, Djokovic avenged a loss to 17-time Grand Slam champion Federer in the semi-finals last month at Dubai.

Tennis: Djokovic beats Federer for Indian Wells crown

World number two Novak Djokovic rallied to beat Roger Federer in a three-set thriller on Sunday for the Indian Wells ATP Masters title. Djokovic defeated Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) to capture his third title in the California desert to go with those he won in 2008 and 2011. In the 33rd career meeting between the tennis heavyweights, Djokovic avenged a loss to 17-time Grand Slam champion Federer in the semi-finals last month at Dubai.

Tennis: Djokovic beats Federer for Indian Wells crown

World number two Novak Djokovic rallied to beat Roger Federer in a three-set thriller on Sunday for the Indian Wells ATP Masters title. Djokovic defeated Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) to capture his third title in the California desert to go with those he won in 2008 and 2011. In the 33rd career meeting between the tennis heavyweights, Djokovic avenged a loss to 17-time Grand Slam champion Federer in the semi-finals last month at Dubai.
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