In 2014, Roger Federer has looked like his old self. With a healthier back, a larger racquet and a new adviser, Stefan Edberg, he has gone 19-3, and he beat Novak Djokovic and sixth-ranked Tomas Berdych to win in Dubai last month.
After winning her opening match at the Indian Wells hardcourt tournament, Maria Sharapova seemed delighted to learn that Serena Williams had tweeted that she thought the Russian's outfit was "totally cute".
Somdev Devvarman said it's time to shift focus on youngsters after India crushed Chinese Taipei 5-0 in the Asia/Oceania Group I tie in the absence of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi.
Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka claimed his first Grand Slam title in the recently-concluded Australian Open, beating heavyweights like Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.
Stanislas Wawrinka has long been known as the brave loser of five-set battles. With his title win against Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open though, the 28-year-old has now engraved his name in tennis' Hall of Fame.
Since last June, betting violations have led to fines and suspensions for four tennis players. They came from the lower rungs of the professional circuit, where money is tighter and expenses often exceed prize money.
Roger Federer, seeded sixth, arrived at the Australian Open with a new coach, Stefan Edberg, and a larger racket frame, and, for five matches now, he has continued to turn back the clock.
Eugenie Bouchard defeated 14th seed Ana Ivanovic - the Serbian who had earlier ousted Serena Williams, with her proactive and fearless tennis.
For all those who questioned his form and cited his 'old age', Roger Federer has replied by playing top-notch tennis in the Australian Open - as if he just stepped out of a time machine.
After entering the round of 16 at the season's first Grand Slam, Roger Federer, who is expecting a third child, recollects how he played really well the last time his wife Mirka was pregnant.
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