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19.03.2012 | Tennis, Starseite 1

Roger Federer claims 19th Masters title with Indian Wells victory (The Guardian)

Roger Federer equalled Rafael Nadal's record of 19 ATP Masters 1000 titles as he beat the 11th seed, John Isner, 7-6 (9/7), 6-3 in the final of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. Federer became the first player to win four Paribas Opens, adding to the three he won between 2004 and 2006. "When it all pays off after a bit of a scare early on in the week and you get the title and the emotions are going, it's a wonderful feeling," said Federer. "I remember the days when I won three years in a row here, and I enjoyed myself over here. "It's been a long time since I have been this successful here, even though I have had some really good matches here in the past, but it's nice taking it all the way and getting victories. I was just really happy and not relieved because I was just extremely proud of my performance this week."



Indian Wells triumph a surprise - Federer (ESPN.co.uk)

Roger Federer believes he is in some of the best form of his life after scooping the BNP Paribas Open title for a record fourth time. Federer was made to work hard for his victory by surprise finalist John Isner, who has broken into the top ten for the first time as a result of his impressive showing at Indian Wells. "Honestly, I never looked one match ahead of me. I thought del Potro was going to be extremely difficult. Once I got through that one, I only thought of the Nadal match. So for me, maybe mentally because of what happened, it was a bit of an easier tournament."



Roger Federer wins Indian Wells Masters (Belfast Telegraph)‎

Write off Roger Federer at your peril. Four months after ending one of the longest title droughts of his career, the former world No 1 last night claimed his sixth tournament in his last eight appearances when he won the Indian Wells Masters. Federer beat John Isner, of the United States, 7-6, 6-3 to win the Californian title for a record fourth time. Twenty-four hours after sweeping aside Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals, Federer earned revenge for his stunning Davis Cup defeat by Isner in Switzerland last month.


Roger Federer concedes nothing, to opponents or to age (Los Angeles Times)

Federer, who's won a record 16 major titles, is 30, an age when many players in the punishing sport of tennis are thinking retirement. But he just keeps winning, including Sunday's Indian Wells final. When he beat John Isner in Sunday's BNP Paribas Open final, it wasn't so much that he won, but that his winning appears to foreshadow more of the same. And that it continues on a level of tennis that demands a near-perfect body more than a near-perfect forehand.


Federer Ties a Record in Masters Tournaments (New York Times)

Roger Federer has not won a Grand Slam title in more than two years, but he continued his somewhat more subtle recent assault on the record books Sunday. On a cold, windy day, Federer claimed his record-tying 19th Masters 1000 title, beating John Isner, 7-6 (7), 6-3, in the final of the BNP Paribas Open. “Well, naturally, I mean, I love winning tennis tournaments,” Federer said. “It’s nice taking it all the way and getting victories.”

 
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03/19/2012 | 03:48 PM
What's a fantastic achievement! Keep it up and you'll be back at the top in no time. We always be with you our champ! The way you play now, nobody can stop you from winning. May God bless you and your family.
03/19/2012 | 03:46 PM
It's great.
Imagine webnews after gs title. The fans would go mad with joy.
I hope that this will happen soon.
03/19/2012 | 03:16 PM
Federer's Wilson Wand has the last word!
What a fabulous 6 months its been....you are The Phoenix rising from the ashes!
Keep it up Rog! Congratulations for a slew of new records!
03/19/2012 | 03:07 PM
Way to go Champ! You are on an unbelievable winning streak. Your playing as well as ever as sure making all the right tactical choices against your opponents. Keep up the great work. Wishing you and your family good health and happiness, Sue
03/19/2012 | 03:07 PM
Way to go Champ! You are on an unbelievable winning streak. Your playing as well as ever as sure making all the right tactical choices against your opponents. Keep up the great work. Wishing you and your family good health and happiness, Sue
03/19/2012 | 03:07 PM
Dear Roger: Congratulations on your win! I'm extremely happy for you. And by the way you should always take it one match at a time. Don't ever worry who is going to be your opponent on the next match before winning the match you are playing. You are the best and the greatest, at least in my heart. Lots of Love. Ranjolie.
03/19/2012 | 02:59 PM
WOW MAESTRO - you definitely have your confidence back - what a week - what months - definitely on your way back to No. 1 - brilliant match yesterday and the day before - makes all the doubters quiet doesn't it, all love
03/19/2012 | 02:50 PM
Dearest Roger
Many congratulations on your latest victory. May it be one of many more.
We look forward to your next tournament with great excitement and expectation.
lots of love and good wishes to you and your girls.
Flump
03/19/2012 | 02:42 PM
Congratulations Roger on a truly great performance in the final, semi final and all week! And this was despite you having a temperature earlier in the week!

Roll on the rest of the season as it can be a wonderful season for you and your team.

very best wishes to you and your family

Mike
03/19/2012 | 02:41 PM
LOVE the LA Times piece! Kudos Roger!!
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