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09.11.2009 | Tennis

In His Hometown Tournament, Federer Loses to Djokovic (New York Times)

 

Top-ranked Roger Federer lost his hometown tournament in Basel, Switzerland, on Sunday, falling to Novak Djokovic of Serbia, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, in the Swiss Indoors final.

 

Djokovic, seeded second, earned his fourth tournament win of the season by ending Federer’s run of three straight titles at the tournament.

 

“It’s disappointing to lose at home in the finals, no doubt,” Federer said. “I thought I missed plenty of opportunities. I’m not looking for excuses. He played tough and he played well when he had to, and saved a ton of break points that were crucial.”

 

 

 

Djokovic takes Swiss Indoor crown (BBC Sport)

 

Federer was bidding to win the event for a fourth-successive year, but fell away in the decider as Djokovic won his fourth title of the year. The Serb took a tight first set before Federer recovered from a break to level, but the Swiss paid for failing to take chances in the third set.

 

 

 

Djokovic stuns Federer in Swiss final (CNN International)

 

Novak Djokovic upset Roger Federer in the final of the Swiss Indoors tournament on Sunday to end the world No. 1's bid for a fourth successive title at his home event.

 

Their fifth meeting of the year went with serve until the ninth game, when the Serbian broke Federer and then saved four break points before converting his sixth set-point in a 20-minute 10th game.

 

 

 

Federer loses to Djokovic in Swiss Indoors final (The Associated Press)

 

"It's disappointing to lose at home in the finals, no doubt," Federer said. "I thought I missed plenty of opportunities. I'm not looking for excuses. He played tough and he played well when he had to, and saved a ton of break points that were crucial."

 
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11/17/2009 | 10:18 AM
I looking forward to cheer u in London &
u always win in my mind!!


"CEE"
11/15/2009 | 06:12 PM
Hey champ sorry about the loss, but at least it was to a worthy opponent. You'll always be my champ!
11/13/2009 | 02:06 PM
We travelled all the way from Athens to Basel holding tickets only for the final, hoping that Roger would be in it. He was. We were so happy to see the Great Master play that we hardly noticed who won in the end...
11/11/2009 | 07:27 PM
Never mind Rog. It was your first tournament in a while so you're just coming back from the break.

Better luck in the Barclay's Finals in London, I know you will win the tournament this time!!!

Stay healthy and fit and take care of yourself. Hope th
11/11/2009 | 12:37 PM
Well Roger what can i say you really played bad and i was really thinking that what the hell are you doing i mean in the first set you lost all the break point opportunities and eventually losing of the set n then played good with the fighting spirit in s
11/11/2009 | 11:24 AM
Anyway loss is loss.Never mind
Take care of ur self. Good luck in paris.
BEST OF LUCK FOR UR WINING.
GO! ROGER!GO!

11/11/2009 | 12:52 AM
COME ON ROGER!!!
11/10/2009 | 03:59 PM
Look forward to Paris! GO ROGER!
11/10/2009 | 03:52 PM
not to worry. u r still d champion. good luck in Paris and London.
11/10/2009 | 07:45 AM
Never mind! Look forward to future battles with Novak and others.
Best wishes to you and Good Luck in Paris.
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