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Nov 10, 2014

Federer will be ready for Davis Cup battle, says Wawrinka

LONDON (Reuters) – Stanislas Wawrinka has no doubt fellow Swiss Roger Federer will be ready for the Davis Cup final next week even if the 33-year-old goes all the way at the ATP World Tour Finals.

Both men are in action in the season-ender and the early signs are that they could be at the O2 Arena until the weekend after comfortable opening victories in round-robin play.

Nov 10, 2014

Tennis-Federer will be ready for Davis Cup battle, says Wawrinka

LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Stanislas Wawrinka has no doubt fellow Swiss Roger Federer will be ready for the Davis Cup final next week even if the 33-year-old goes all the way at the ATP World Tour Finals.

Both men are in action in the season-ender and the early signs are that they could be at the O2 Arena until the weekend after comfortable opening victories in round-robin play.

Nov 10, 2014

Wawrinka thrashes Berdych to launch London bid

LONDON (Reuters) – Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka returned to form with a 58-minute 6-1 6-1 thrashing of Tomas Berdych at the ATP World Tour Finals on Monday.

The world number four has been stuck in a rut since losing in the U.S. Open quarter-finals, winning only one tour match since, but the Swiss looked back to his best as he opened proceedings in Group A at the O2 Arena.

Nov 10, 2014

Tennis-Wawrinka thrashes Berdych to launch London bid

LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka returned to form with a 58-minute 6-1 6-1 thrashing of Tomas Berdych at the ATP World Tour Finals on Monday.

The world number four has been stuck in a rut since losing in the U.S. Open quarter-finals, winning only one tour match since, but the Swiss looked back to his best as he opened proceedings in Group A at the O2 Arena.

Nov 10, 2014

Beaten Berdych says he faces mission impossible now

LONDON (Reuters) – Czech Tomas Berdych said he was facing “mission impossible” after being on the end of a 6-1 6-1 thrashing by Stanislas Wawrinka at the ATP World Tour Finals on Monday.

Fall guy Berdych lasted only 58 minutes on the O2 Center Court as he slipped to the heaviest defeat at the elite year-end tournament since it arrived in London in 2009.

Nov 10, 2014

Tennis-Beaten Berdych says he faces mission impossible now

LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Czech Tomas Berdych said he was facing “mission impossible” after being on the end of a 6-1 6-1 thrashing by Stanislas Wawrinka at the ATP World Tour Finals on Monday.

Fall guy Berdych lasted only 58 minutes on the O2 Centre Court as he slipped to the heaviest defeat at the elite year-end tournament since it arrived in London in 2009.

Nov 10, 2014

Nishikori stuns Murray as Federer is off to flyer

LONDON (Reuters) – Japan’s Kei Nishikori made a stunning start to the ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-4 6-4 win over Andy Murray on Sunday but fellow debutant Milos Raonic was put firmly in his place by Swiss maestro Roger Federer.

Asian trailblazer Nishikori walked on court accompanied by the usual O2 Arena music and lights before dismantling home favourite Murray with some dazzling special effects of his own.

Nov 10, 2014

Federer made to work by Raonic after flying start

LONDON (Reuters) – Roger Federer eased his way into the ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-1 7-6 (0) defeat of Canadian newcomer Milos Raonic in his opening round-robin match on Sunday.

The 33-year-old Swiss, competing for a record 13th time at the season-ender, took advantage of some early Raonic nerves to pocket the opening set in 25 minutes but things got tougher.

Nov 10, 2014

Tennis-Federer made to work by Raonic after flying start

LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Roger Federer eased his way into the ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-1 7-6 (0) defeat of Canadian newcomer Milos Raonic in his opening round-robin match on Sunday.

The 33-year-old Swiss, competing for a record 13th time at the season-ender, took advantage of some early Raonic nerves to pocket the opening set in 25 minutes but things got tougher.

Nov 9, 2014

Asian trailblazer Nishikori dazzles on Tour Finals debut

LONDON (Reuters) – Kei Nishikori has made a habit of breaking new ground in his short tennis career and the 24-year-old Japanese was at it again on Sunday with a stunning debut at the ATP World Tour Finals.

An emphatic 6-4 6-4 victory over Andy Murray was his first in four matches against the Scot and set the young trailblazer up for an electrifying end to a memorable year in which he became the first Asian male to reach a grand slam final.