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Nov 17, 2014

Crocked Federer hands Djokovic year-end title by default

LONDON (Reuters) – A mouth-watering finale to the season ended before it even began on Sunday when Roger Federer was forced to pull out through injury prior to his ATP World Tour Final showdown with world nunber one Novak Djokovic.

The 33-year-old Swiss, who spent two hours 48 minutes defeating compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka in a brutal semi-final the previous night, announced his decision on court as the 17,000-seat O2 Arena filled up.

Nov 16, 2014

Djokovic throws down gauntlet to his rivals

LONDON (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic laid down the challenge to his rivals on Sunday after completing another year as world number one.

“Right now, I’m at the pinnacle in my career,” the 27-year-old Serb declared after claiming a third consecutive ATP World Tour Finals title by default when Roger Federer withdrew before their showpiece final with a back injury.

Nov 16, 2014

Tennis-Djokovic throws down gauntlet to his rivals

LONDON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic laid down the challenge to his rivals on Sunday after completing another year as world number one.

“Right now, I’m at the pinnacle in my career,” the 27-year-old Serb declared after claiming a third consecutive ATP World Tour Finals title by default when Roger Federer withdrew before their showpiece final with a back injury.

Nov 16, 2014

Bryans claim fourth Tour Finals title

LONDON (Reuters) – American twins Bob and Mike Bryan underlined their status as the best doubles pair in the world as they claimed the ATP Tour Finals title for the fourth time on Sunday.

The 36-year-olds came from a set down to beat seventh seeds Ivan Dodig (Croatia) and Marcelo Melo (Brazil) 6-7(5) 6-2 10-7 at the O2 Arena — their 103rd title together.

Nov 16, 2014

Djokovic wins year-ender as Federer withdraws

LONDON (Reuters) – A mouth-watering finale to the season ended before it even began on Sunday when Roger Federer was forced to pull out through injury prior to his ATP World Tour Final showdown with world number one Novak Djokovic.

The 33-year-old Swiss, who spent two hours 48 minutes defeating compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka in a brutal semi-final the previous night, announced his decision on court as the 17,000-seat O2 Arena filled up for the expected final.

Nov 16, 2014

Tennis-Bryans claim fourth Tour Finals title

LONDON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – American twins Bob and Mike Bryan underlined their status as the best doubles pair in the world as they claimed the ATP Tour Finals title for the fourth time on Sunday.

The 36-year-olds came from a set down to beat seventh seeds Ivan Dodig (Croatia) and Marcelo Melo (Brazil) 6-7(5) 6-2 10-7 at the O2 Arena — their 103rd title together.

Nov 16, 2014

Djokovic wins ATP year-ender after Federer pulls out

LONDON (Reuters) – A mouth-watering finale to the season ended before it even began on Sunday when Roger Federer was forced to pull out through injury prior to his ATP World Tour Final showdown with Novak Djokovic.

The 33-year-old Swiss, who spent two hours 48 minutes defeating compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka in a gruelling semi-final the previous night, announced his decision on court as the 17,000-seat O2 Arena filled up for the expected final.

Nov 16, 2014

Tennis-Djokovic wins year-ender as Federer withdraws

LONDON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – A mouth-watering finale to the season ended before it even began on Sunday when Roger Federer was forced to pull out through injury prior to his ATP World Tour Final showdown with Novak Djokovic.

The 33-year-old Swiss, who spent two hours 48 minutes defeating compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka in a gruelling semi-final the previous night, announced his decision on court as the 17,000-seat O2 Arena filled up for the expected final.

Nov 16, 2014

I was lucky, says Federer after Wawrinka scrap

LONDON (Reuters) – Days before Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka team up for a shot at Switzerland’s first Davis Cup title, they were tearing lumps out of each other at the ATP World Tour Finals in London on Saturday.

Federer spent nearly three hours fighting off Wawrinka in an intense semi-final, admitting he was fortunate to save four match points before scraping through 4-6 7-5 7-6(6) and setting up a blockbuster season finale against Novak Djokovic.

Nov 16, 2014

Tennis-I was lucky, says Federer after Wawrinka scrap

LONDON, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Days before Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka team up for a shot at Switzerland’s first Davis Cup title, they were tearing lumps out of each other at the ATP World Tour Finals in London on Saturday.

Federer spent nearly three hours fighting off Wawrinka in an intense semi-final, admitting he was fortunate to save four match points before scraping through 4-6 7-5 7-6(6) and setting up a blockbuster season finale against Novak Djokovic.